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WeeHans Sat 06-Apr-13 04:47:00

Morning name fans, what are your opinions on Daphne? Thank you!

PiratePanda Fri 19-Apr-13 16:25:38

Absolutely beautiful.

gillywillywoo Sun 21-Apr-13 09:23:42

My grandma was called daphne and always thought it was silly when I was little....
It's actually a lovely name! smile

nicelyneurotic Sun 21-Apr-13 14:44:26

Lovely !

JazzAnnNonMouse Sun 21-Apr-13 15:14:28

It's a name I want to like iyswim but all I can think of is scooby doo.

lottiegarbanzo Sun 21-Apr-13 23:17:22

When I read Mallory Towers I thought it was pronounced day-fun. I recently saw a documentary from the 1950s in which a baby was named Daphne pr. by her father as daff-un-ee.

Other than that, the scooby doo and Frasier connections are ok.

It's probably in the next tranche of names due for a revival, so you'd be ahead of that curve.

Sarah0378 Mon 22-Apr-13 12:50:52

Love it. Beautiful name.

squoosh Mon 22-Apr-13 12:55:24

Daphnes are always terrible drips.

burcham12 Mon 22-Apr-13 14:19:20

That's exactly what Daphne conjures up for me too squoosh!!! No idea why.

reastie Mon 22-Apr-13 14:21:15

I really like it. I wanted it for DD but DH vetoed it. He said it sounded too old fashioned angry

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