[ syll. del-(p)hi-nus, de-lphin-us ] The baby boy name Delphinus is pronounced as DEHLF-AYNAHS †. 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.
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)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"