Name Daphne Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Daphne


Daphne is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Daphne?

Daphne is a name from Greek mythology. She was a nymph who was turned into a laurel tree by her father Peneios in order to escape the pursuit of Apollo, who was in love with her.

What does the name Daphne mean?

Daphne means “laurel”.

Pronunciation of Daphne

Variants of the name Daphne

Dafne Daphné

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Popularity of the name Daphne

The name Daphne is ranked #1577 overall.

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