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

Daphna has 5 more related forms via Daphne: Daffi, Daffie, Daffy, Dafne and Danfy.


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)

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

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

Similar Names

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