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Gender Masculine & Feminine
Scripts Νικηφορος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Means "carrying victory" from Greek νικη (nike) meaning "victory" and φερω (phero) meaning "to carry, to bear". This name was borne by several Byzantine emperors, including the 10th-century Nikephoros II Phokas. Besides being a masculine personal name, it was also a title borne by the goddess Athena.
Other Languages & CulturesNikifor(Bulgarian) Nicéphore(French) Nikifor(Macedonian) Nikifor(Russian)


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