Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. PRAWS-PEHR(French) PRAHS-pər(English)  [key·IPA]

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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesProspero(Italian) Prosperus(Late Roman) Próspero(Spanish)
User SubmissionsPròsper, Prôsper, Prospèr


People think this name is

classic   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Croatia: September 2
Denmark: June 25
France: June 25
Poland: June 23


Entry updated April 5, 2022