What does Porfirio mean?
Porfirio \p(o)-rfi-rio, por-firio\ 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.
Porfirio is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#938 out of 1220, Top 77%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Porfirio for boys. Porfirio was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top position of #735 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)