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What does Pinkus mean?

Pinkus Pronunciation of Pinkus [pinkus] as a boys' name is a version of Phineas: possibly from the Hebrew name Pinchas.


Pinkus has 2 variants: Pincas and Pincus.

4 more alternative forms via Phineas: Fineas, Pinchas, Pinchos and Pinhas.

Creative forms:
(male) Prinkus, ..

(female) Pinlas, Pinsis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Pinkus Bjorn (P.B.), ..

How popular is Pinkus?

Pinkus is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#38890 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Pinkus (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Phineas (#1667 in recent rankings). Other forms, like Fineas, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Pinkus was widespread among parents 5 years ago and is somewhat less today. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aengus, Aigeus, Aiolus, Angus, Anngus (see Angus), Cirrus, Firus, Janus, Junius, Linus, Manus, Markus, Parkes, Parks, Paulus, Piers, Pike, Pink, Pino, Pius, Pons, Ponthus, Pontius, Quintus, Rinus, Siorus, Sirius, Sixtus, Titus and Vitus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Pinkus.