Daphne is a feminine name of Greek origin that means “laurel tree.” The name gets its meaning from Greek mythology, where Daphne was a nymph who was transformed into a laurel tree by her father to escape from an overly amorous Apollo. A naiad by nature, Daphne tended to bodies of fresh water such as fountains, wells, and springs. Today, the name is most notably shared with the compassionate and caring Bridgerton protagonist Daphne Bridgerton. Daphne is a refreshing name symbolic of love and protection, qualities that will surely resonate with you while welcoming your little angel into this world.
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