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What does Prosper mean?

Prosper Pronunciation of Prosper as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Prosper is "fortunate". From Prosperus. Poet Prosper Mérimée.

ASSOCIATED WITH Pr-, -er, fortunate (blessed)


VARIANTS Prospero, Prosperus



Prosper Samson (P.S.), ..

How popular is Prosper?

Prosper is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#21510 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Prosper was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its apex position of #1428 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Braser, Broder, Casper, Cooper, Coster, Draper, Foster, Fraser, Frasier, Gasper, Grover, Hooper, Hopper, Jasper, Jesper, Kasper, Krister, Pepper, Piper, Pompeo, Pompey, Pope, Porter, Potter, Presley, Prockter, Procter, Proctor, Proverb and Roper. These names tend to be more commonly used than Prosper.

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