Given Name METROPHANES

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Μητροφανης (Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Derived from Greek μητηρ (meter) "mother" (genitive μητρος) and φανης (phanes) "appearing". Saint Metrophanes was the first bishop of Byzantium (4th century).
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Mitrofan, Mitya (Russian), Mitja (Slovene)