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What does Daphna mean?

Daphna Pronunciation of Daphna [daph-na] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the meaning of the name Daphna is "laurel tree". Daphna is an alternate form of Daphne (Greek).

Associated with: greek, laurel (tree).


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

2 more related forms via Daphne: Dafne and Daph.

Creative forms:
(female) Daphda, Daphta, ..

(male) Daphan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daphna Shae (D.S.), ..

How popular is Daphna?

Daphna is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Daphna is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Daphne (#378 in 2015) and Dafne are the prominent related forms of Daphna (outside Top 2000). These forms of Daphna were favored as birth names in the year 2014 (adoption of 0.1%) and are almost as common today. Daphne is the most trendy baby name here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 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 names are Dabny (see Dabney), Daena, Dagna, Dahna, Dahnya, Daina, Dalena, Dalina, Dana, Danna, Darina, Dasha, Dashea, Daviana, Davina, Davine, Davinia, Davonna, Davynn, Dawna, Dayana, Dayha, Dayna, Devana, Devina, Devona, Diahna, Divina, Dymphna, Tahna and Zahna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Daphna.

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