Name Meaning and Biblical Context of Daphne
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The Biblical baby name Daphne is Greek in origin and it's meaning is laurel tree.
In Greek mythology, Daphne was the name of a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree while escaping from Apollo.
Daphne is pronounced daf-ne.
Daphne was the name of an ancient garden near Antioch in Syria. Onias, the Jewish high priest took refuge at Daphne while fleeing from Andronicus, the viceroy of Antiochus.
Biblical reference for baby name Daphne:
2 Maccabees 4:33
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