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What does Yefim mean?

Yefim Pronunciation of Yefim [yefim] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Yefim means "good to speak". Yefim is a variant form of Euphemia (Greek): Latin variation of a Greek name.

Associated with: greek, good.


Yefim has 1 variant: Effam.

2 more related forms via Euphemia: Effi and Effie.

Creative forms:
(female) Yafim, Yesfim, ..

(male) Yein, Yemi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yefim Adalia (Y.A.), ..

How popular is Yefim?

Yefim is an unusual first name for females. Yefim is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Yefim (outside Top 2000) are Euphemia and Effie. Other variants, like Effi, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Yefim reached its apex during the years 1880-1889 (adoption of 0.27%), but now, the form Effie has fallen out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

A recommended name is Yesfir. Like Yefim, this name is not frequently used.

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