Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Procopius m. Latin Procopius, the name of a Roman gens, derived from Ancient Greek προκοπή 'progress (on a journey); advance'.

The name of a 4th C saint, a 4th C Roman usurper, an 11th C Czech saint, and a 14th C Russian saint.

Czech Republic
Middle High German
1365 Procopius (nom) Rössler1 58; 1370 Procop (nom) ibid. 62; 1373 Procop (nom) ibid. 102
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Procopius". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Procopius.