Delphine

First Name
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Delphine

"Delphine" is a name of French origin, and it means "Woman from Delphi". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Del"phine
Pertaining to the dolphin, a genus of fishes.

Etymology: L. delphinus a dolphin, Gr. delfi`s delfi`n

Wiktionary

French form of Latin Delphina, meaning woman from Delphi; Saint Delphine was a 14th century nun from Provence.

  1. A female given name.

Delphine was also found in the following language(s): French and German

Notable Persons Named Delphine

Delphine Arnault is a businesswoman in fashion and businessperson. She holds the title Director, executive Vice President of Louis Vuitton, and executive Vice President ofLouis Vuitton(LVMH). Delphine was born Delphine Arnault on April 4th, 1975 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

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Delphine LaLaurie was a socialite. Delphine was given the name Marie Delphine Macarty in 1780 in New Orleans. Delphine is also known as Madame LaLaurie. She passed away on December 7th, 1849.

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Delphine Chanéac is an actress. Delphine was born on November 14th, 1978 in Rueil-Malmaison. Delphine is also known as Chanéac and Delphine (French).

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Delphine Seyrig was an actress. Delphine was given the name Delphine Claire Beltiane Seyrig on April 10th, 1932 in Beirut. She breathed her last breath on October 15th, 1990.

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Delphine de Vigan is a novelist. She was most prominent from 2001 to present. Delphine was born on March 1st, 1966 in Boulogne-Billancourt.

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She holds the title Miss France 2012. Delphine was born on January 3rd, 1992 in Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, France.

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How popular is the baby name Delphine in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 5 0
1881 9 9 0
1882 10 10 0
1883 15 15 0
1884 9 9 0
1885 5 5 0
1886 11 11 0
1887 12 12 0
1888 14 14 0
1889 12 12 0
1890 17 17 0
1891 10 10 0
1892 16 16 0
1893 16 16 0
1894 21 21 0
1895 13 13 0
1896 17 17 0
1897 18 18 0
1898 20 20 0
1899 14 14 0
1900 36 36 0
1901 21 21 0
1902 26 26 0
1903 20 20 0
1904 28 28 0
1905 27 27 0
1906 30 30 0
1907 30 30 0
1908 32 32 0
1909 37 37 0
1910 52 52 0
1911 57 57 0
1912 77 77 0
1913 66 66 0
1914 112 107 5
1915 123 123 0
1916 137 137 0
1917 135 130 5
1918 125 125 0
1919 153 147 6
1920 165 165 0
1921 201 201 0
1922 180 180 0
1923 199 199 0
1924 223 223 0
1925 204 204 0
1926 203 203 0
1927 237 237 0
1928 242 242 0
1929 233 226 7
1930 247 242 5
1931 220 220 0
1932 187 187 0
1933 185 180 5
1934 170 170 0
1935 160 160 0
1936 163 163 0
1937 144 144 0
1938 138 138 0
1939 126 126 0
1940 116 116 0
1941 117 117 0
1942 111 111 0
1943 117 117 0
1944 100 100 0
1945 89 89 0
1946 91 91 0
1947 81 81 0
1948 95 95 0
1949 88 88 0
1950 104 104 0
1951 141 141 0
1952 150 150 0
1953 137 137 0
1954 139 139 0
1955 121 121 0
1956 154 154 0
1957 132 132 0
1958 347 347 0
1959 252 252 0
1960 192 192 0
1961 168 168 0
1962 136 136 0
1963 92 92 0
1964 106 106 0
1965 86 86 0
1966 55 55 0
1967 55 55 0
1968 52 52 0
1969 44 44 0
1970 44 44 0
1971 59 59 0
1972 38 38 0
1973 41 41 0
1974 37 37 0
1975 32 32 0
1976 24 24 0
1977 23 23 0
1978 21 21 0
1979 24 24 0
1980 22 22 0
1981 15 15 0
1982 18 18 0
1983 11 11 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 11 11 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 16 16 0
1988 8 8 0
1989 16 16 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 8 8 0
1992 13 13 0
1993 11 11 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 14 14 0
1996 7 7 0
1997 14 14 0
1998 11 11 0
1999 9 9 0
2000 11 11 0
2001 10 10 0
2002 7 7 0
2003 17 17 0
2004 17 17 0
2005 12 12 0
2006 20 20 0
2007 11 11 0
2008 18 18 0
2009 31 31 0
2010 24 24 0
2011 26 26 0
2012 35 35 0
2013 36 36 0
2014 35 35 0
2015 60 60 0
2016 45 45 0

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Popularity of Delphine as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Delphine

  • How Popular is the name Delphine? Delphine is the 2,460th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Delphine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,083 babies born with the first name Delphine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Delphine to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Delphine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Delphine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Delphine is Saturday, August 22nd, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Delphine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Delphine was in 1958 with a total of 347 babies.
  • Random Delphine Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Delphine ranks 98th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 85 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Delphine: Your name in reverse order is Enihpled. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nepldhei. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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