Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #397 in 2013 and #356 in 2014.


In English

Origin: From Ancient Greek δάφνη ‎(dáphnē, “laurel”, “bay”).


-(astronomy) Short for (w 41 Daphne), a main belt asteroid.

-(Greek god) A dryad pursued by Apollo, who was turned into a laurel tree by the river god Peneus.

-( female name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-).

In Translingual

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-(taxon genus family Thymelaeaceae the daphnes, Old World shrubs with scented flowers and poisonous berries)