girl name Daphne
 

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The name Daphne is of Greek origin, and means laurel.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Daphne has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Daphne
Use of the Name Daphne for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
25,934 20,851 7,580 3,691 2,377 920 465
The table below indicates the number of times the name Daphne has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Daphne first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1889, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Daphne
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18899179  
189069615  
1891    
189286512  
189396910  
189479115  
189594112  
189684715  
189774318  
189892814  
189994012  
190092617  
190192613  
190287716  
190393914  
1904    
1905    
190680021  
1907    
190888820  
190981825  
1910    
1911    
191296128  
1913    
191497337  
191581265  
191685164  
191783068  
191874891  
191978182  
1920713104  
1921720104  
1922706106  
1923705107  
1924694114  
1925671121  
1926713104  
192772798  
1928668109  
192973590  
193069997  
193176976  
193272985  
193370585  
193479771  
193580571  
193676378  
193770893  
193899551  
193995255  
194069999  
1941669112  
1942732105  
1943764103  
1944707113  
1945733104  
1946682136  
1947629177  
1948645166  
1949580205  
1950511253  
1951579219  
1952519265  
1953540258  
1954556256  
1955580249  
1956581264  
1957544310  
1958481390  
1959545319  
1960571296  
1961371669  
19622661,131  
1963303928  
1964343765  
1965358637  
1966366614  
1967366603  
1968353637  
1969360640  
1970360684  
1971335776  
1972386554  
1973382536  
1974402503  
1975479382  
1976443440  
1977529346  
1978573300  
1979601298  
1980643283  
1981650272  
1982609295  
1983585305  
1984629280  
1985658276  
1986729243  
1987755238  
1988697275  
1989843222  
1990766267  
1991881224  
1992891220  
1993914210  
1994744279  
1995862225  
1996834240  
1997843244  
1998761282  
1999695323  
2000631396  
2001464597  
2002568464  
2003597455  
2004593465  
Totals:  25,934 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Daphne as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Daphne appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 109 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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