Name: Daphnis

Origin and Meaning of the Name Daphnis

  • Meaning:
    Laurel
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (DAF niss)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Daphnis)
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    Daphnis was a Greek mythological character. This no doubt influenced the use of the name in the Greek pastoral romance 'Daphnis and Chloe', written by the Lesbian (from the island of Lesbos) author Longus probably around the end of the second century AD.

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