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Daphne Name Meaning

Daphne meaning

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Daphne

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Variant Names of Daphne:

Daffi, Daffie, Daffy, Dafna, Dafne, Dafnee, Dafneigh, Dafnie, Danfy, Daphna, Daphney And D

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Popularity Rank :

Daphne name was top ranked at 699 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 378 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Daphne has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 1262 position. 33419 numbers of people were named Daphne so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Daphne

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The feminine name Daphne means “laurel” in Greek. The name was taken from Greek mythology from a nymph that was turning into a laurel tree by her own father in an attempt to escape Apollo. The name has been used in the English-speaking world as a given name since the later half of the 19th century. There are many notable people with the name, from Daphne Athas the American author to Daphne Berdal the German anthropologist.
Daphne Numerology :
Personality No. 6. People with 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 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. More Numerology

More About 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.

Name Analysis of Daphne

Character Analysis of Daphne : Persons with the name Daphne feel compelled to build strong foundations for themselves and those around them, particularly family.

Love Life of Daphne : Persons are attracted by the strange things, unusual, quirky also want their sex life to be so.

Name Letter Analysis of Daphne

D : Persons are grounded and pragmatic

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

P : Persons are very intellectual and have a broad base of knowledge

H : Persons are a visionary, but they also tend to make a lot of money and lose it fast

N : Persons are a "think outside the box" kind of person -- creative and original

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Daphne

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Daphne is Kark and Moon sign associated with the name Daphne is Cancer.

The name Daphne has Water element. Moon is the Ruling Planet for the name Daphne . The name Daphne having moon sign as Cancer is represented by The Crab and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Daphne are usually determined toward their goals. They are also imaginative and have a great memory.

Other name options, having Cancer moon sign are name starting with : Ha, Hi, Hu, He, Ho, Da, De, Di, Du, Do, Hr.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Daphne

The name Daphne is suitable for baby born in Pushya nakshatra

Pushya Nakshatra: "The nourisher", also known as sidhya or tiṣya

Lord: Shani (Saturn)
Symbol : Cow's udder, lotus, arrow and circle
Deity : Bṛhaspati, priest of the gods
Indian zodiac: 3°20' -16°40' Karka
Western zodiac 29°20' Cancer - 12°40' Leo
Other name options, having Pushya nakashatra are name starting with : Hu,  He,  Ho,  Da.

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

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