Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Nicephorus m. Greek νίκη 'victory' + φόρος 'victory'.

The name of a 9th C Byzantine emperor, a 10th C Byzantine emperor, an 11th C Byzantine emperor, an 11th C Byzantine co-emperor, a 13th C ruler of Epirus, and a 14th C ruler of Epirus.

Finland
Early Modern Swedish
1582 Mickiffara (nom) Audén1980 p. 172, Mikifara (nom) ibid. p. 172, Mikiffara (nom) ibid. p. 172
Cite as: R. Le Get, S.L. Uckelman. "Nicephorus". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Nicephorus.