Onofrio - Meaning of Onofrio
[ 4 syll. o-no-frio, on-ofr-io ] The baby boy name Onofrio is pronounced owNOWFRiyow †. Onofrio's origin is Germanic and Egyptian, and its use, Italian. Older forms of the name include Onnophrios (Old Greek), Onnophris (Egyptian), and Onuphrius (Latin). The name Onnophris was borne as an epithet of the ancient Egyptian god Osiris. It was also borne by Saint Onofrio, a 5th century martyr with a considerable cult in Italy.
In addition, Onofrio is a variant form of the English Humphrey.
Variant forms share both the origin and meaning of the name Onofrio.
Onofrio is not widely used as a baby name for boys. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Onofrio include the Spanish Onofre and the Polish Onufry.
† English pronunciation for Onofrio: OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"