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What does Dafna mean?

Dafna Pronunciation of Dafna [daf-na] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the meaning of the name Dafna is "laurel tree". Dafna is a variant form of Daphne (Greek).

Associated with: greek, laurel (tree).


Dafna has 6 variants: Dafnee, Dafneigh, Dafnie, Daphna, Daphney and Daphnie.

6 more relations via Daphne: Daffi, Daffie, Daffy, Dafne, Danfy and Daph.

Creative forms:
(female) Dafza, Darna, ..

(male) Dafan, Dafnai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dafna Reem (D.R.), ..

How popular is Dafna?

Dafna is an uncommon first name for females. Dafna is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Dafna (outside Top 2000) are Dafne and Daphne (#378 from recent data). Other forms, like Daphney, are uncommon. These forms of Dafna were popular 1 year ago (usage of 0.05%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.04%, down 15%). Daphne has been the most prominent. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dafne, Daphne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dafna and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dabny (see Dabney), Dada, Daena, Dagna, Dahna, Dahnya, Daija, Daina, Daira, Dalena, Dalia, Dalla, Dalma, Dalya, Dama, Damya, Dana, Danay, Dane, Dani, Danna, Dannah, Danne, Danni, Dannia, Dany, Daria, Darina, Darnae, Darra, Darya, Datya, Davina, Dawn, Dawna, Dawne, Dayana, Dayha, Dayla, Dayna, Deana, Deanna, Deena, Dena, Denna, Dhana, Dhanna, Diahna, Dianna, Donna, Drina, Duana, Duayna, Duena, Dwayna, Dzana, Fauna, Gafna, Gana, Gayna, Hana, Hanna, Ianna, Jaena, Jaina, Jana, Lanna, Marna, Nana, Nanna, Raina, Rayna, Taina, Wanna and Zahna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dafna.

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