Procopio Family History
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Procopio Name Meaning
Italian (Calabria) and Greek (Prokopios): from the personal name Procopio, Greek Prokopios, from pro ‘before’, ‘in front’ + kope ‘cut’, actually an omen name meaning ‘success’, ‘prosperity’ but as a Church name taken to mean ‘pioneer’ as it was the name of the first victim of Diocletian’s persecutions in Palestine in ad 303. Compare Slavic Prokop.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press