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Boy Name: Delphin

Name: Delphin
Pronunciation: \d(e)-lphin, del-phin\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: dolphin
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Delvon, Delevan, Delavan, Dalvwin
Variant forms: Delfin, Delfino, Delfinos, Delfinus, Delphino, Delphinos, Delphinus, Delvin

Description

Delphin \d(e)-lphin, del-phin\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Delphin is "dolphin". French form of a name that refers to the Greek town of Delphi, home of a famous oracle. The Greeks believed that Delphi was the earth's womb; the dolphin's shape resembles that of a pregnant woman. Saint Delphin (fourth century) was a French bishop. The feminine version is Delphine.

Delphin has 8 variant forms: Delfin, Delfino, Delfinos, Delfinus, Delphino, Delphinos, Delphinus and Delvin.

Baby names that sound like Delphin are Delvon, Delevan, Delavan and Dalvwin.

Popularity

Delphin 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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