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Gender: Female Origin of Delphi: Greek place name

Delphi Origin and Meaning

The name Delphi is a girl's name .

An interesting unisex possibility, with an air of mystery connected to the Delphic Oracle, the most important oracle in ancient Greece; it was also a major site for the worship of the god Apollo.

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rayleemarie Says:

2018-08-08T01:27:55

Cute little name! Nice alternative to Daphne. Good way to honor Philadelphia if you're from there 😀

RonnieGirl Says:

2017-09-30T15:31:06

I love this name! As a stand alone or nickname. Easy to pronounce and just slightly unusual. I knew a girl named Delphi in school and she really fit the name well. So cute!

paulapuddephatt Says:

2017-02-19T06:54:50

Lovely

Swan Says:

2015-02-02T12:29:13

Why do so many names on this site have incorrect meanings? Delphi is related to the Greek delphinus for dolphin yes, but that word itself comes from δελφύς delphys, "womb"' - as Delphi was, in ancient Greece, considered to be the center of the world as it is said to be where Zeus found Gaia (personification of Mother Earth). The dolphin was named later.

dannilynnalexis Says:

2015-02-02T03:31:41

This is the name of an old car parts plant in Ohio

cheyenne_melody123 Says:

2014-11-29T16:43:47

YES! That's it. I think that's a pretty name and this goes with it! Thanks!

DearestJules Says:

2014-11-28T03:17:58

Were you thinking Delphine?

cheyenne_melody123 Says:

2014-11-28T01:23:54

I think it's a pretty nickname (for what, it's on the tip of my tongue, but I can't remember! Ugh.), but hard to pronounce for grade-school kids, and lots of misspellings.

fflurdelis Says:

2014-07-14T04:02:36

I love this name, it's so cute:)