What does Delphin mean?
Delphin [del-phin] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Delphin is "dolphin". French form of a name that 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 shape resembles that of a pregnant woman. Saint Delphin (fourth century) was a French bishop. The feminine version is Delphine.
(male) Daphin, Diphin, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Delphin Lian (D.L.), ..
How popular is Delphin?
Delphin is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#84310 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Delphin was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #1740 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Delfino and Delvin are the popular related forms of Delphin ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Delphin was at its peak in the 1930s.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Alpin, Dallin▼, Dalvwin (see Delvin), Deakin, Dejohn, Delaine, Delainy, Delani, Delanie, Delavan, Deleon, Delevan (see Delvin), Deli, Delling, Dellwin, Delman, Delmon, Delon, Deloran, Delroi (see Delroy), Delron, Delton, Delvon, Delwin, Delwyn, Delwynn, Derrin, Dervin, Derwin, Deshan, Deshon, Destin, Devin▼, Devlin, Dewain, Deylin, Dolph, Dolphus, Fechin, Feichin, Feltin (see Felton), Gethin, Kellin, Kelltin, Keltin, Kelvin, Kelwin, Mellin, Melvin▼, Melwin and Selwin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Delphin.