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Delphine 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 name Delfina.

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Popularity of Delphine

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 names popularity of Delphine name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Delphine with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Delphine name in U.S.
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