Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Onofrio m. Greek Ὀνούφριος from Egyptian Wnn-nfr 'he who is always happy', an epithet of Osiris.

The name of a 4th or 5th C Egyptian saint.

France
Latin
1378 Onofrio (dat) hanquetvol1 1811
Italy
Latin
1300 Onufrio (abl) ActDipVeneto-I-1 p. 50; 1348 Nofrii (gen) INP 32, Nofrius (nom) ibid. 22; 1527 Honofrij (gen) Rome1527 p. 86, Honufrij (gen) ibid. p. 90
Italian
1513x1521 Honofrio LeoX p. 16, Noffrio ibid. p. 11, Nofrio ibid. p. 11
Spain
Catalan
1510 Noffre valencia1510 162, Nofre ibid. 4342, Onofre ibid. 3265
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Onofrio". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Onofrio.