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What does Effi mean?

Effi Pronunciation of Effi [ef-fi] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Effi is "well-spoken". Effi is a variant form of Effie (Greek): pet variant of Euphemia.

Associated with: greek.


Effi has 3 variants: Effy, Ephie and Euphie.

6 more related forms via Effie, Euphemia: Effam, Effemie, Effemy, Efimia, Eppie and Yefim.

Creative forms:
(female) Efie, Elfi, ..

(male) Efar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Effi Reem (E.R.), ..

How popular is Effi?

Effi is an unusual first name for women. Effi is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Effi (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Effie, Eppie and Euphemia. Other forms, like Euphie, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Effi was well-received in the 1880s (average #809), but now, the version Effie has become less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Effie, Eppie, Euphemia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Effi and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Effi is alike in pronunciation to Afia, Afua, Efa, Efua and Yaffa. Other recommended names are Alfi, Daffi, Eddi, Edi, Elfie, Eli, Elli, Elvi, Emmi, Etti, Fifi, Saffi and Zofi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Effi.

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