What does Ephrata mean?
Ephrata is an uncommon first name for women. Ephrata is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
The only popular related form of Ephrata (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 is Effie. Adoption of this girl name was at its most widespread during the years 1880-1889 and has become significantly lower since, with the version Effie becoming less stylish. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Ephrata and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)