Daphne

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of Δαφνη (Daphne), a Greek name meaning 'laurel' [1]

'Laurus nobilis' Laurel Capel Manor College Gardens Enfield London England.jpg
Laurel plant
Image by 'Acabashi',[2]
License: Creative Commons, CC-BY-SA

Related Names

Dafna
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Icelandic Swedish
Dafne
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Daphna
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish Swedish
Daphne
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Dafina, Defne

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Daphne
Genitive: Daphnes
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Daphne
Genitive: Daphnen
Partitive: Daphnea
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Daphne
Genitive: Daphnes
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Daphne
Genitive: Daphnes

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
189 269 189 269 0 0
Denmark Denmark[4]
51
n.a.
51
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
33
n.a.
33
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a.
45
n.a.
45 0 0
Iceland Iceland[7]
3 4
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[8]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Daphne.


References

  1. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  2. Wikimedia Commons: Image by 'Acabashi', source & license
  3. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  7. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  8. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/