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Effie meaning and name origin

Effie \e(f)-fie\ as a girl's name is pronounced EF-ee. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Effie is "well-spoken". Pet form of Euphemia, Efrata, Hephzibah and sometimes Evelyn. First used in the 1860s. In Scotland, it was used an an anglicization of the Gaelic name Oighrig or Aifric meaning "speckled one".

Effie has 10 variant forms: Effemie, Effemy, Effi, Effy, Efthemia, Ephie, Eppie, Euphemia, Euphemie and Euphie.

Suggested similar baby names are Elfie, Evie and Evvie.

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Popularity of Effie

Effie is a very popular first name for females (#529 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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