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Meaning and name origin

Delphine \d(e)-lphi-ne, del-phine\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Delphine is "dolphin". French form of a name which refers to the Greek town of Delphi, home of a famous oracle. The Greeks believed that Delphi was the earth's womb; the dolphin's shapre resembles that of a pregnant woman. Also a flower name: the larkspur flower, whose center resembles a dolphin, is also known as delphinium. French actress Delphine Seyrig.

Delphine has 8 variant forms: Delfa, Delfin, Delfine, Delfyne, Delpha, Delphina, Delphinea and Delphinia.

For more information, see also the related girl name Delfina.

There is 1 masculine form of Delphine: Delphin.


Delphine is a very popular first name for females (#1105 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Delphine for girls (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Delphine name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Delphine and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Delfina, Delpha and Delphine. (2015 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Delfina, Delpha, Delphine in U.S.

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


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