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What does Efa mean?

Efa Pronunciation of Efa [efa] as a name for girls has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of Efa is "life, animal". Efa is an alternate form of Eva (Hebrew): Latinate version of Eve.

Associated with: life.


9 relations via Eva: Ava, Eeva, Eubha, Evah, Evani, Evia, Evie, Evina and Evita.

Creative forms:
(female) Efra, Eifa, ..

(male) Emi, Ephe, ..

Middle name pairings:
Efa Ember (E.E.), ..

How popular is Efa?

Efa is a rare given name for women. Efa is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Efa (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000 are Ava (#4 via latest list), Eva (#75), Evie (#513), Evita, Evah and Evia. Usage of these relations of Efa was at its highest 4 years ago (adoption of 1.2%) and has remained as conventional to this day (adoption 1.1%, down 2.9%). Eva has been the overall favorite, though Ava is now more regularly used. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ava, Eva, Evah, Evia, Evie, Evita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ava, Eva, Evie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Efa is alike in pronunciation to Afia, Afiwa, Afua, Effi, Effie, Effy, Efua and Yaffa. Other recommended names are Eba, Eda, Ela, Ema, Ena and Ewa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Efa.

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