METROPHANES
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Μητροφανης (Ancient Greek)
Meaning & History
Derived from Greek μητηρ (meter) "mother" (genitive μητρος (metros)) and φανης (phanes) "appearing". Saint Metrophanes was the first bishop of Byzantium (4th century).
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Mitrofan, Mitya (Russian), Mitja (Slovene)
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