Dauphin - Meaning of Dauphin

What does Dauphin mean?

[ 2 syll. dau-(p)hin, da-uph-in ] The baby boy name Dauphin is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is DAWFihN †. Dauphin is used chiefly in the French language and it is also derived from French origins. The 'Dauphin of France' was a title for the heir apparent to the throne of France. The root word 'dauphin' means 'dolphin' in French, in reference to the animals displayed on the country's flag and coat of arms.

Dolph (French pet form) is a variant of Dauphin.

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Dauphin is rarely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Dauphin include Dabnea, Dabnee, Dabney, Dabni, Dabnie, Dabny, Davian, Davin, Davion, Davon, Davonn, Davyn, Deavon, Deavun, Deavyn, Deepan, Devan, Devann, Devaughn, and Devein.

† English pronunciation for Dauphin: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AW as in "cow (K.AW)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

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