Defne Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Daphne:
Derived from the Greek daphne (a laurel or bay tree). The name is borne in Greek mythology by a nymph, the daughter of the river-god Peneus. She escaped from the attentions of Apollo by being transformed into a laurel tree.
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Laurel or bay tree.
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