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What does Efrata mean?

Efrata Pronunciation of Efrata [efrata] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Efrata is "fruitful; honored". Biblical: Efrata was the second wife of Caleb in the Old Testament.

Associated with: old.


Efrata has 3 variants: Effie, Efrat and Ephrata.

Creative forms:
(female) Efraca, Efraga, ..

(male) Efrada, Efraed, ..

Middle name pairings:
Efrata Miranda (E.M.), ..

How popular is Efrata?

Efrata is a rare first name for women. Efrata is an equally unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Effie is the only prominent varying form of Efrata (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this form of Efrata was at its apex 135 years ago (adoption of 0.27%), but now, Effie has become somewhat outmoded. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Effie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Agata, Amrita, Areta, Aurita, Beata, Berrta, Berta, Carita, Corita, Donata, Dorota, Earla, Eartha, Eberta, Edana, Efa, Effam, Eilat, Eira, Eirana, Eirena, Elana, Elata, Eleana, Eletta, Elfrea (see Alfreda), Elfreda, Elfrida, Elfryda, Eliana, Elita, Elitta, Elkana, Ellita, Eminta, Enat, Enaya, Enrika, Eraca, Erda, Erena, Erga, Erica, Erina, Erla, Erma, Ertha, Eryca, Eryka, Etta, Evana, Evita, Eyrica (see Erica), Grata, Greta, Gryta (see Greta), Irita, Karita, Kata, Lata, Lorita, Marita, Marta, Martta, Mata, Mirta, Myrta, Nata, Ofrat (see Ofra), Perita, Renata, Sarita, Serita, Zarita and Zlata. These names tend to be more frequently used than Efrata.

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