Daphne Name Meaning

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Daphne Name Meaning

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Daphne

spker
Meaning of Daphne
Laurel Tree.
Daphne Name Origin
Greek
female

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Variant Baby Names of daphne:

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

Rhyming Names of Daphne: 

Amphne, Delphne, Iarphne, Stephne

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.

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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  • 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

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