Name Defne - meaning, origin, popularity 

Defne name meaning

What does Defne mean?

Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: Turkish
Meaning: Laurel
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Meaning of Defne is Laurel used for baby girls has its origin in Old Greek is used mostly in Turkish.

How is Defne as a baby name With an Oriental spirit, Defne is all but simple, and while it literally means "bay tree", we all love it for the way it sounds when we pronounce it. Maybe it's an "f" that draws the attention in the pronunciation of maybe Defne is just gentle in its core, destined for all the little girls that are charming, and stunning. It surely is a choice that will spark interest, as it's not a common one, but it does ring a bell, especially when you're visiting Turkey, as in Turkey, Defne is a universal symbol for graceful, lovely yet shy creature.

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How popular is the name Defne?

Defne is a familiar baby name in United States, it has been in use since 1993 and was able to reach the top 4000 names. Recently in 2017, it ranked 3120th when 51 girl were named Defne. There are over 462 babies that have been given the name Defne in United States. Also, in France, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 1000 names. Recently in 2016, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 925 on girl names chart when 51 babies were named Defne. Over 417 people have been named Defne in France.

Defne is a unique baby name in Netherlands, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 300 names. Recently in 2017, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 281 on girl names chart when 47 babies were named Defne. Over 192 people have been named Defne in Netherlands. Also, in Belgium, the name has been in use since 2001 and has secured the place in top 400 names. Recently in 2016, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 345 on girl names chart when 29 babies were named Defne. There are over 229 babies that have been given the name Defne in Belgium.

Defne is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it has been in use since 2003 and peaked in 2016 when it ranked 1571st. Over 118 people have been named Defne in England and Wales. Also, it is uncommon in Switzerland, where it has been in use since 1998 and peaked in 2008 when it ranked 524th. There are over 127 babies that have been given the name Defne in Switzerland. Defne is a common name in Turkey. As per our research, over 1000 babies have been bestowed Defne around the globe.

YearRankBirths
2018377339
2017312051
2016330548
2015483228
2014514926
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Defne in Nordic countries

CountriesWomen
First NameSecondary Name
Netherlands22838
Finland034
Sweden9736
Norway1419
Denmark430

What numbers say about Defne?

Pressure forces you to get things done fast and you like it. You are co-operative, caring and courteous individual. If number 1 is your soul urge no, it means you should be more independent. You often get involved with people who have a hard time to express how they actually feel. You are persistent but without motivation, you won't accomplish anything. When it comes to life goals, you are cautious and always plan precisely your next steps.

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  •  Hayrünissa - The girl name Hayrünissa is majorly used in Turkish, Hayrünissa means "Nisa or Khair" has origin in Arabic
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Famous people named Defne

    Defne Halman in Hayatboyu as Actress
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  • In 1990, Defne Yalniz played the role of Pamuk Hemsire in drama flick Pamuk Hemsire.

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