Delphine name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Delphine

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  1. 2 submissions from Ghana and Nigeria agree the name Delphine means "Gift from God".
  2. A submission from Rwanda says the name Delphine means "Gift of God" and is of African origin.
  3. 4 people from all over the world agree the name Delphine is of French origin and means "Dolphin".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Del"phine
Pertaining to the dolphin, a genus of fishes.

Etymology: L. delphinus a dolphin, Gr. delfi`s delfi`n


French form of Latin Delphina, meaning woman from Delphi; Bl. Delphine of Glandèves was a 14th century nun from Provence.

  1. A female given name from French.

Delphine was also found in the following language(s): French and German

Notable Persons Named Delphine

Notable Persons Named Delphine

Delphine Arnault

Delphine Arnault is a businesswoman in fashion and businessperson. She holds the title Director, executive Vice President of Louis Vuitton, and executive Vice President ofLouis Vuitton(LVMH). Delphine was born Delphine Arnault on April 4th, 1975 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.

Delphine LaLaurie

Delphine LaLaurie was a socialite. Delphine was given the name Marie Delphine Macarty in 1780 in New Orleans. Delphine is also known as Madame LaLaurie. She passed away on December 7th, 1849.

Delphine Chanéac

Delphine Chanéac is an actress. Delphine was born on November 14th, 1978 in Rueil-Malmaison. Delphine is also known as Chanéac and Delphine (French).

Delphine Seyrig

Delphine Seyrig was an actress. Delphine was given the name Delphine Claire Beltiane Seyrig on April 10th, 1932 in Beirut. She breathed her last breath on October 15th, 1990.

Delphine de Vigan

Delphine de Vigan is a novelist. She was most prominent from 2001 to present. Delphine was born on March 1st, 1966 in Boulogne-Billancourt.

Delphine Wespiser

She holds the title Miss France 2012. Delphine was born on January 3rd, 1992 in Mulhouse, Haut-Rhin, France.

  • Delphine Boël
  • Delphine Batho
    Member of the French National Assembly for Deux-Sèvres
  • Delphine Horvilleur
  • Delphine Ugalde
  • Delphine Von Schauroth
  • Delphine Racinet
  • Delphine Py-Bilot

Fun Facts about the name Delphine

  • How Popular is the name Delphine? Delphine is the 2,550th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Delphine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,220 babies born with the first name Delphine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Delphine to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Delphine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Delphine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Delphine is Saturday, August 22nd, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Delphine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Delphine was in 1958 with a total of 347 babies.
  • Random Delphine Factoid: According to the 1928 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Delphine ranks 98th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 85 babies in Michigan have the same name in 1928.
  • Weird things about the name Delphine: The name spelled backwards is Enihpled. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Idnplhee. How do you pronounce that?
  • Delphine name meaning

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