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What does Prospero mean?

Prospero Pronunciation of Prospero as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Prospero is "fortunate". Prospero is an alternate form of Prosper (Latin): from Prosperus.

ASSOCIATED WITH Pr-, fortunate (blessed)


VARIANT Prosperus



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How popular is Prospero?

Prospero is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#49767 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prosper is the only popular related form of Prospero (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Adoption of this relation of Prospero was well-received 135 years ago (#1428). (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Cordero, Gasparo, Hespero, Homero, Pepper, Piero, Piper, Plasedo, Pollerd (see Pollard), Pomeroy, Pommeroy, Pompeo, Pompey, Pompeyo, Pope, Porter, Potter, Preemo (see Primo), Premo, Presley, Prockter, Procopio, Procter, Proctor, Proteus, Proverb, Rogiero, Spero and Toshiro. These names tend to be more frequently used than Prospero.

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