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What does Dafne mean?

Dafne Pronunciation of Dafne [dafne] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and Dafne means "laurel tree". Dafne is a Swedish form of Daphne (Greek).

Associated with: greek, laurel (tree).


12 related forms via Daphne: Daffi, Daffie, Daffy, Dafna, Dafnee, Dafneigh, Dafnie, Danfy, Daph, Daphna, Daphney and Daphnie.

Creative forms:
(female) Dafan, Dafnea, ..

(male) Dafan, Dafre, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dafne Kynlee (D.K.), ..

How popular is Dafne?

Dafne is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Dafne is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Dafne was first listed in 2001 and reached its apex position of #968 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dafne name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dafne outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only other prominent alternative form of Dafne appearing in the Top 2000 is Daphne (#378 in recent rankings). Other forms, like Daphnie, are uncommon. These forms of Dafne reached the peak of their popularity less than a decade ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are almost as popular today. Daphne has been the overall favorite.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dabney, Dabnie, Dabny (see Dabney), Dace, Dacee, Dacie, Daena, Dagna, Dagne, Dagny, Dahna, Daile, Daina, Dale, Dalene, Daline, Dana, Danae, Dane, Danea, Danee, Danet, Daney, Dani, Danie, Danna, Danne, Dannee, Danney, Danni, Danny, Dany, Darnae, Dasie, Davine, Dawn, Dawna, Dawne, Dayle, Dayna, Dayne, Deane, Deanne, Dene, Diane, Dianne, Dione, Duane, Dwayne, Dyane, Dyanne, Faune, Fawne, Hanne, Jaine, Jane, Janne, Jayne, Laine, Lane, Layne, Marne, Paine, Payne, Raene, Raine, Rayne and Zanne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dafne.

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