Daphne: baby girl name meaning and popularity


This means laurel in Greek, which is a tree and source of bay leaves for cooking. Who knows, maybe she’ll compete on an episode of Chopped Junior one day where the secret ingredient is bay leaves?



Famous people named Daphne:

Actress Daphne Zuniga; nutrition author and TV host Daphne Oz; actress, singer, and fashion blogger Daphne Blunt; TV personality and film producer Daphne Wayans; authors Daphne Fielding and Daphne du Maurier; fictional Daphne Blake from Scooby Doo and fictional Daphne Moon from Frasier.

Fun fact:

In Greek mythology, Daphne avoided unwanted advances from Apollo by transforming into a laurel tree.

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