Daphne

Female

Meaning

The very intelligent character from scooby doo

Origin

Greek

Pronunciation

/ˈdæfni/

Traits associated with the name Daphne:

Dogs named Daphne tend to be loving, good-natured, strong-willed, and industrious. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Daphne?

Naming your dog Daphne suggests that you have an appreciation for classic names and may have a fondness for Greek mythology. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the TV show "Frasier" and its spin-off "Daphne and Niles".

Is Daphne a good dog name?

Daphne has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Daphne isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Naming your dog Daphne is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Popularity: Historical Trend

Daphne was, in the past month, the 481st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Daphne is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Daphne was viewed 90 times, and liked 1 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Daphne's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Daphne is most adored in South Carolina, Alabama and Missouri.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Illinois, Utah and North Carolina.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Daphne.

Most popular breeds named Daphne:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Cocker Spaniel
  4. Jack Russell Terrier
  5. Chihuahua

Famous dogs named Daphne:

  • film icon A poodle named Daphne played a role in the movie Look Who's Talking Now.

Daphne is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Scooby-Doo's charming companion lends this moniker a playful, endearing vibe.

greek dog names
greek

Associated with Greek mythology, symbolizing laurel tree and purity.

movie dog names
movie

Scooby-Doo's mystery-solving companion shares this moniker.

curious dog names
curious

Daphne, a Greek nymph, loved exploring and dodging Apollo's advances!

famous dog names
famous

Scooby-Doo's iconic character inspired many canine monikers.

mythical dog names
mythical

Derived from Greek mythology, she was a nymph transformed into a laurel tree to escape Apollo's pursuit.

Dog names like Daphne:

Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
Daphnis and chloe, is an ancient greek novel
Person From Delos
Gift
Wanderer
Dear, Loved One
Daphne dog name meaning

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