• Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Laurel bush / Bay tree

  • Variations: Dafne, Daffie, Daph

Name Info: 
Daphne in Greek mythology was a nymph loved by Apollo. She called on the gods to help her elude his advances and they obliged by turning her into a laurel bush. 

The name came into use as a girl's name at the end of the 19th century when flower names were popular. 


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