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) is Effie. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.938%) and has become significantly lower since, with Effie becoming less stylish. Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Ephrata and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)