Meaning and Name Origin
Daphna \d(a)-ph-na\ as a name for girls. Daphna's root is Greek, and the meaning of the name Daphna is "laurel tree". Daphna is a form of Daphne (Greek); mythology: virtuous Daphne was a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree to protect her from Apollo. Scarcely used as a name for babies.
Daphna is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Daphna is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Daphna and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Daphna (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Daphne (#356 in 2014) and Dafne. These girl names are at the apex of their popularity today. Daphne (#356) is the most trendy baby name here. (2014 Birth Statistics)