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What does Onofrio mean?

Onofrio Pronunciation of Onofrio [onofrio] as a boys' name is of Italian and German origin, and the meaning of Onofrio is "defender of peace". Actor Vincent D'Onofrio.

Associated with: defender, peace.


Onofrio has 3 variants: Onofre, Onofrius and Onophrio.

Affiliated boy name: Humphrey.

Creative forms:
(male) Onfrio, Onopio, ..

(female) Onoori, Onori, ..

Middle name pairings:
Onofrio Kaison (O.K.), ..

How popular is Onofrio?

Onofrio is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#28375 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Humphrey is the only prominent alternative form of Onofrio (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. This relation of Onofrio was favored as a baby name a century ago. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Humphrey in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Onofrio and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Morio, Onfre (see Humphrey), Onfroi, Onofredo, Ottfrid (see Ottfried), Torio and Torrio (see Torio). Like Onofrio, these names are not commonly used.

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