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What does Delphinus mean?

Delphinus Pronunciation of Delphinus [del-phi-nus] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Delphinus is "dolphin". Delphinus is a version of Delphin (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Delphinus has 3 variants: Delfinos, Delfinus and Delphinos.

1 more alternative form via Delphin: Delphino.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Delphinus Reid (D.R.), ..

How popular is Delphinus?

Delphinus is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Delphinus is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Delphinus (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 is Delphin. Other forms, like Delfinos, are uncommon. This relation of Delphinus was favored as a baby name in the 1900s (#1740). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delphin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adelphus, Alpheaus, Alpheus, Alphoeus, Alphonsus, Alphonzus, Celsius, Daphnis, Decimus, Delaine, Delainey (see Delaney), Delainy, Delfin, Delfino, Delios, Delius, Delling, Dellwin, Delvin, Delwin, Derrius, Dollphus (see Dolph), Dolphus, Pelagius, Septimus, Seraphimus, Severinus, Stephanus, Theophilus, Zephirus and Zephyrus. Like Delphinus, these names are not commonly used.