[ syll. del-(p)hi-nus, de-lphin-us ] The baby boy name Delphinus is pronounced as DEHLF-IHNAHS †. Delphinus is used chiefly in the Latin language and it is also derived from Latin origins. The name is of the meaning from Delphi; dolphin. It is derived from the element 'delphis' which means dolphin. Saint Delphinus of Bordeaux was a 5th-century bishop in the Councils of Saragossa. The name Delphina (English and German) is the female form of Delphinus. The name Delfino (Italian and Spanish) and the name Delfo (Spanish) are variants of Delphinus.
Delphinus is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† approx English pronunciation for Delphinus: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"