US Popularity:18249
Other Origin(s):Spanish
Meaning:Purple coloring, purple dye
It’s not all purple prose when we say that Porfirio is one of the most beautiful and original names around! This unique boy’s name has Greek and Spanish roots, and means “purple coloring” or “purple dye.” Derived from the word porphyry, and the Greek mythological figure Poryrion, this name is synonymous with royalty and luxury. Notable namesakes include American painter Porfirio Salinas, Costa Rican soccer player Porfirio López, and legendary Dominican playboy and diplomat Porfirio Rubirosa.

Porfirio Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Porfirio is currently #18249 in U.S. births
Boy:Porfirio is currently #8735 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 2940
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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