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What does Porfirio mean?

Porfirio Pronunciation of Porfirio as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Porfirio is "purple coloring". The English term is "porphyry". Name of a fourth-century saint as well as a famous 20th-century playboy, Porfirio Rubirosa.

ASSOCIATED WITH Po-, -io, greek, saint, famous, 20th century (modern)


VARIANTS Porphirios, Prophyrios



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How popular is Porfirio?

Porfirio is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#938 out of 1220, Top 77%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#66073 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Porfirio was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its top position of #1101 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Porfirio name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Porfirio outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Arcinio, Arrio, Arsinio (see Arsenio), Bonfecio, Bricio, Brizio, Cirilio, Cornelio, Efisio, Erminio, Florinio (see Florent), Fortunio, Herminio, Horacio, Horatio, Lotario, Lothario, Morio, Onofrio, Parmenio, Parrie, Parris, Patricio, Patrizio, Pedrio (see Pedro), Perdido, Peregrin, Peregrino, Perfecto, Perrie, Perrin, Pompilio, Pomponio, Poriel, Porter, Primo, Rogerio, Rosario, Sephirio (see Seferino), Torio, Torrio (see Torio), Vergilio, Virgilio and Virginio. These names tend to be less frequently used than Porfirio.