Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Greek Ὀνούφριος (Onouphrios), derived from Egyptian wnn-nfr meaning "he who is good, he who is happy". This was an epithet of the god Osiris. It was later used by an Egyptian saint and hermit from the 4th or 5th century.

Related Names

VariantsOnnophris, Onouphrios(Egyptian Mythology)
Other Languages & CulturesOnofrio(Italian) Onofre(Portuguese) Onufriy(Russian) Onofre(Spanish) Onufriy(Ukrainian)

Name Days

Denmark: June 10


Entry updated November 20, 2020