Daffy

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Daffy

  1. A diminutive of the female given name Daphne or Daffodil.
    • 1983 Mary Downing Hahn, Daphne's Book, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN 0899191835, page 5:
      The name Daffy stuck, and to make it worse, Tony added "Duck" as an afterthought. For weeks, he led all the other kids in a chorus of quacks whenever Daphne appeared, but she ignored them.
    • 1997 Emily Dalton, Wake Me With a Kiss, Harlequin, ISBN 0373166850, page 11:
      "Call me Daffy," Daffodil interrupted with a demure smile.
  2. A surname​, derived from the Welsh equivalent of David.