Daphne

Pronounced DAFF nee
Number 3

About the name Daphne

Daphne is a girl's name of Greek origin. According to Greek lore, Apollo became obsessed with a nymph named Daphne who was turned into a laurel tree to escape him. Because his love for her continued even after she was a tree, the bay laurel is sacred to Apollo.

Related Names

Dafnee, Laurel

Origin
Mediterranean
Greek

myth, nature, plants

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