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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Daphnis

Name: Daphnis
Pronunciation: \d(a)-ph-nis\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Origin: Greek
Similar Names: Davis, Denis, Dennis, Tannis

Description

Daphnis \d(a)-ph-nis\ as a boy's name. Greek mythology: Daphnis appears in two tales as a love-struck shepherd. The more widely known story is the pastoral romance of Daphnis and Chloe.

Similar baby names are Davis, Denis, Dennis and Tannis.

Popularity

Daphnis is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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