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Meaning and name origin

Daphna \d(a)-ph-na\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Daphna is "laurel tree". Daphna is a variant of Daphne (Greek); mythology: virtuous Daphne was a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree to protect her from Apollo.


Daphna has 6 variant forms: Dafna, Dafnee, Dafneigh, Dafnie, Daphney, Daphnie.


Daphna is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Daphna and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Daphne (#356). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Daphne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Dahna and Davina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Daphna.