Daphne
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
DAF-nee
Meaning
Laurel tree
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Daphne originates in Greek language and means "laurel tree". In Greek mythology, Daphne was a nymph transformed into a laurel tree. In the English-speaking countries it was not used as a feminine given name until the beginning of the 20th century.

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