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Daphne Name Meaning

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Daphne meaning

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Meaning of Daphne :

Laurel Tree.

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Daphne Numerology :
Personality No. 6. People with the name Daphne are loving & domestic. They love tranquility & comfort. They are artistic & likes quality. They work well with others & love to discuss things. Person with name Daphne having 6 as Personality number love music, tidiness & attires. They are confident & also a good healer. They are charming, intelligent, serene, generous & co-operative.
Variant Baby Names of Daphne:

Daffi, Daffie, Daffy, Dafna, Dafne, Dafnee, Dafneigh, Dafnie, Danfy, Daphna

Rhyming Names of Daphne: 
Daphne with popular Greek Surnames:

Daphne Konstantinidis,   Daphne Papaioannou,   Daphne Maria,   Daphne Samaras,   Daphne Horn


More About Greek Name : Daphne

  • In Greek mythology, the beautiful daughter of a river god, Daphne lived a pastoral existence and rejected every lover. When Apollo pursued her, she prayed to Gaea or to her father to save her, whereupon she was transformed into a laurel. Apollo took its leaves to weave garlands that were thenceforth awarded to prize-winning poets. Daphne's other pursuer was Leucippus, who was killed because of Apollo's jealousy.

  • Daphne was a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree to protect her from Apollo.

Famous Name Daphne

  • Daphne Touw

    is a former field hockey goalkeeper from the Netherlands, who played 68 international matches for the Dutch National Women's Team. She made her debut on July 3, 1993 against Germany, and was a member of the team, that won the bronze medal at the 2000 Summ


Daphne Name also appears in following Origin(s): Greek, Hebrew, English, German

Daphne also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, Chinese, Danish, English

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  • What does the name Daphne mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Laurel Tree. in Greek. Daphne also named in American, Australian, Chinese, Danish, English for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Daphne. What does the name Daphne mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Daphne. History of name and famous personality with Daphne will help to update our database and other website users.

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