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What does Prophyrios mean?

Prophyrios Pronunciation of Prophyrios [pro-phyrios] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Prophyrios is "purple coloring". Prophyrios is an alternate spelling of Porfirio (Greek): the English term is "porphyry".

Associated with: greek.


1 different relation via Porfirio: Porphirios.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Prophyrios Chaim (P.C.), ..

How popular is Prophyrios?

Prophyrios is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Prophyrios is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular related form of Prophyrios (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 is Porfirio. This form of Prophyrios was at the peak of its popularity in the 1920s (#1101). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Dionysios, Euphemios, Gregorios, Grigorios, Hesperios, Onophrio, Parthenios, Procopio, Procopius, Proinsias, Prokopios, Prospero, Prosperus (see Prosper), Saphiros (see Sapir), Spyros and Zephiros. Like Prophyrios, these names are not frequently used.