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Daphne

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 6 6 0
1887 6 6 0
1888 5 5 0
1889 9 9 0
1890 15 15 0
1891 8 8 0
1892 12 12 0
1893 10 10 0
1894 15 15 0
1895 12 12 0
1896 15 15 0
1897 18 18 0
1898 14 14 0
1899 12 12 0
1900 17 17 0
1901 13 13 0
1902 16 16 0
1903 14 14 0
1904 12 12 0
1905 10 10 0
1906 21 21 0
1907 14 14 0
1908 20 20 0
1909 25 25 0
1910 17 17 0
1911 18 18 0
1912 28 28 0
1913 28 28 0
1914 37 37 0
1915 65 65 0
1916 64 64 0
1917 68 68 0
1918 91 91 0
1919 82 82 0
1920 104 104 0
1921 104 104 0
1922 106 106 0
1923 107 107 0
1924 114 114 0
1925 120 120 0
1926 105 105 0
1927 99 99 0
1928 107 107 0
1929 91 91 0
1930 97 97 0
1931 76 76 0
1932 85 85 0
1933 85 85 0
1934 71 71 0
1935 71 71 0
1936 79 79 0
1937 93 93 0
1938 50 50 0
1939 56 56 0
1940 98 98 0
1941 111 111 0
1942 106 106 0
1943 103 103 0
1944 113 113 0
1945 104 104 0
1946 136 136 0
1947 179 179 0
1948 166 166 0
1949 205 205 0
1950 253 253 0
1951 220 220 0
1952 264 264 0
1953 259 259 0
1954 257 257 0
1955 249 249 0
1956 262 262 0
1957 313 313 0
1958 391 391 0
1959 319 319 0
1960 295 295 0
1961 670 670 0
1962 1,139 1,132 7
1963 926 926 0
1964 765 765 0
1965 640 640 0
1966 614 614 0
1967 604 604 0
1968 641 641 0
1969 640 640 0
1970 684 684 0
1971 777 777 0
1972 555 555 0
1973 536 536 0
1974 504 504 0
1975 383 383 0
1976 440 440 0
1977 347 347 0
1978 300 300 0
1979 301 301 0
1980 284 284 0
1981 273 273 0
1982 295 295 0
1983 305 305 0
1984 281 281 0
1985 276 276 0
1986 245 245 0
1987 238 238 0
1988 277 277 0
1989 222 222 0
1990 268 268 0
1991 223 223 0
1992 220 220 0
1993 210 210 0
1994 280 280 0
1995 225 225 0
1996 241 241 0
1997 244 244 0
1998 284 284 0
1999 323 323 0
2000 396 396 0
2001 597 597 0
2002 465 465 0
2003 460 460 0
2004 476 476 0
2005 519 519 0
2006 478 478 0
2007 512 512 0
2008 571 571 0
2009 649 649 0
2010 618 618 0
2011 673 673 0
2012 743 743 0
2013 774 774 0
2014 917 917 0
2015 858 858 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Daphne baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 33,426 babies born with the name Daphne in the United States. That's more than enough Daphnes to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Daphne" was in 1962 with a total of 1,132 babies. (That's a lot of baby Daphnes)

According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Daphne" is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of only 396 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Daphne" mean? The list below shows the origins of Daphne as well as things modernly associated with the name Daphne such as celebrities named Daphne.

Origin and Meaning of Daphne

The name "Daphne" is of Greek origin, and it means "Laurel Tree". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Daphne Zuniga

Daphne Zuniga is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1982 to present. Daphne was born in 1962 as Daphne Eurydice Zuniga in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Daphne Deckers

Daphne Deckers is a model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Daphne was born in 1968 in Nijmegen, Netherlands.

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Daphne Bunskoek

Daphne was born in 1973.

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Daphne Rubin-Vega

Daphne Rubin-Vega is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1979 to present. Daphne was born in 1969 in Panama City, Panama.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Daphne

Daphne Alabama
Daphne Brogdon
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Daphne Du Maurier
Daphne Maxwell Reid
Daphne Oz
Daphne Wayans
Daphne Koller
Daphne Joy

Alternative Meanings

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

A is for able, for you surely are.

P is for playful, the fun side of you.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

Your name in reverse order is "Enhpad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Phedna". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Daphne born Jul 28, 1923

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Alaska approximately on 1675. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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