Tiffany is the Medieval English form of Theophania, the feminine form of Theophanes, an Ancient Greek name meaning “manifestation of god”, composed of Ancient Greek elements theo-θεό- (god) and phanes φανής (appearing), and was originally given to girls born on the Epiphany.

Tiffany is also an English surname originating from the given name.

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

Meaning: “manifestation of god”

Usage: English, Medieval English



  • Tiffanie (English)
  • Tiffani (English)
  • Tiffiny (English)
  • Theophania (Ancient Greek)
  • Theofania (Modern Greek)
  • Theophano (Ancient Greek)
  • Theophanu (Ancient Greek)
  • Theophana (Ancient Greek)
  • Tiphaine (French)
  • Tiphanie (French)
  • Feofaniya (Russian)

Male forms:

  • Theophanes (Ancient Greek)
  • Theofanis (Modern Greek)
  • Feofan (Russian)
  • Theophan (English)