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Gender Masculine
Scripts Θεοφανης(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Means "manifestation of God" from Greek θεος (theos) meaning "god" and φανης (phanes) meaning "appearing". This name was borne by a few saints, including an 8th-century chronicler from Constantinople and a 19th-century Russian Orthodox saint, Theophanes the Recluse, who is Феофан (Feofan) in Russian. Another famous bearer was a 14th-century Byzantine icon painter active in Moscow.
Feminine FormTheophania
Other Languages & CulturesTheofanis(Greek) Feofan(Russian)

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Image depicting Saint Theophanes the ConfessorImage depicting Saint Theophanes the Confessor

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Sources & References

  1. Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, available from https://www.lgpn.ox.ac.uk/publications/vol1/vol1_names/v1mq_u.html.
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