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What does Daphnis mean?

Daphnis Pronunciation of Daphnis [daph-nis] as a boys' name. Greek mythology: Daphnis appears in two tales as a love-struck shepherd. The more widely known story is the pastoral romance of Daphnis and Chloe.

Associated with: greek, mythology.


Creative forms:
(male) Daphid, Davnis, ..

(female) Daphi, Daphie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daphnis Ash (D.A.), ..

How popular is Daphnis?

Daphnis is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#123314 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Daphnis has not been recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Daphnis name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Dabnie (see Dabney), Dallis, Dani, Danie, Danil, Dannie, Davis, Denis, Dennis, Tannis and Yannis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Daphnis.