Given Name PROSPER

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: French, English
PRONOUNCED: PRAWS-PER (French), PRAHS-pər (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

From the Latin name Prosperus, which meant "fortunate, successful". This was the name of a 5th-century saint, a supporter of Saint Augustine. It has never been common as an English name, though the Puritans used it, partly because it is identical to the English word prosper.

Categories

athletes, luck, prosperity, saints, success, word names, world leaders
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Prospero (Italian), Prosperus (Late Roman), Próspero (Spanish)
USER SUBMISSION: Pròsper