Name: Dymphna

Origin and Meaning of the Name Dymphna

  • Meaning:
    Young deer
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (DIMF nah); (DIMP nah)
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    Saint Dymphna was a medieval Irish princess who was so beautiful that her own father wanted to marry her. She fled from this marriage and was later martyred. She is considered a patron saint of the mentally ill.

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