Origin:French
Popularity:6303
Meaning:dolphin
Delphine as a girl's name is of Greek origin meaning "dolphin". It is a French form referring to the Greek town of Delphi, home of a famous oracle. The Greeks believed that Delphi was the earth's womb, and the dolphin's shape resembles that of a pregnant woman. Delphine is also related to delphinium - a flower whose center resembles a dolphin.

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