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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. PRAWS-PEHR(French)
PRAHS-pər(English)

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.