Daphne is a feminine name that has origins in Greek mythology. Meaning "laurel tree," Daphne was a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree by her father. The name has been increasing in popularity in the United States, although Daphne is a more popular name in France and the Netherlands.
Similar Names: Daffy, Daphni
Famous Daphne Names: Daphne Zuniga (actress), Daphne Merkin (writer)