Kleophas

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Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of the Greek name Κλεόπας (Kleopas)

1) Greek form of the Aramaic name Klopas of unknown meaning [1]

2) Short form of the Greek name Κλεόφαντος (Kleophantos), combination of κλέος (kleos) = 'glory' and phantos = 'visible' (φαίνω (phaino) = 'to bring forth into the light, cause to shine, shed light') [2]

3) Greek name meaning 'famous, glorious one' [3]

4) Greek name, combination of Greek κλέος (kleos) = 'glory' and pater = 'father' [3]

5) Greek name, combination of Greek κλέος (kleos) = 'glory' and ὤψ (ops) = 'the eye, face, countenance'

6) Greek name meaning 'golden one' [4]

Related Names

Cleophas
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Kleofas
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Kleophas
Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
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Name Day

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

25 September

Further Information

Kleophas is not usually used as a given name in the Nordic countries, it is just known as the name of a saint, thus the Faroese name day

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
0 0 0 0 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a.
0 0 0 0 0
Greenland Greenland[9]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Kleophas.


References

  1. Mike Campbell: Behind the name http://www.behindthename.com
  2. Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  4. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/