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