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5/29/2020, 9:30 PM Mike C update #108
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2/12/2007, 1:03 AM Mike C earliest recorded revision

Gender Feminine
Scripts Δάφνη(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. DA-PNEH(Classical Greek)
DAF-nee(English)
DAHF-nə(Dutch)

Meaning & History

Means "laurel" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was a nymph turned into a laurel tree by her father in order that she might escape the pursuit of Apollo. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the end of the 19th century.