Theophania Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Tiffany:
Transferred use of the surname derived from the Old French Tifaine (Epiphany), which is from the Ecclesiastic Late Latin Theophania (Ephiphany, manifestation of God).
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Theophania means "manifestation of God" from the Greek θεος (theos) meaning "god" and φανης (phanes) meaning "appearing." The male version of this name is Theophanes. Saint Theophanes was an 8th-century chronicler from Constantinople. This was also the name of a 14th-century Greek icon painter. Theophania is the source of the modern name Tiffany. Theophania's name day is the Feast of the Epiphany which is January 6.
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