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What does Efrain mean?

Efrain [efrain] as a boys' name is pronounced eh-fra-EEN. It is of Spanish and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Efrain is "fruitful". Variant of Ephraim. Actor Efrem Zimbalist, Jr.


Efrain has 7 variants: Efi, Efraim, Efran, Efrayim, Efrem, Efren and Efrim.

Efrain has 2 more different relations via Efrem, Ephraim: Efryn and Evron.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Earain, Erain, ..

(female) Efrainia, Efrna, ..

How popular is Efrain?

Efrain is a very popular first name for males (#521 out of 1220, Top 43%) but a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name history of Efrain for boys. Efrain was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #502 in the U.S. in 1991, and is presently at #963. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Efrain name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Efrain outside U.S.

Prominent varying forms of Efrain (#963 from current records) rated in the Top 2000 are Efrem, Efren (#1574 from current records) and Ephraim (#928). Usage of these relations of Efrain reached its most widespread 7 years ago (usage of 0.04%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.03%, 19%). Ephraim is the most chic baby name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Efrain, Efrem, Efren, Ephraim in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Efrain is alike in pronunciation to Efron. Other suggested similar names are Adrain, Albain, Berwin, Blain, Brain, Carlin, Crain, Darrin, Derrin, Derwin, Durwin, Dwain, Eamann (see Eamon), Earvin, Ebrahim, Edin, Ednan, Edrik, Edvin, Efrat, Efroni, Egann (see Egan), Eirnin, Eitan, Elan, Elgin, Eliran, Eljin, Ellair, Elrad, Elvin, Elwin, Eman, Eran, Eri, Erin, Eriq, Erki, Erman, Ermin, Ernin, Eron, Erric, Ervin, Erwin, Erwyn, Esra, Etan, Ethan, Evraud (see Everard), Farin, Fermin, Garlin, Garvin, Germin, Gorrin, Hardin, Harkin, Harlin, Jarin, Jordain, Korbin, Larin, Mervin, Murvin, Norvin, Norwin, Orsin, Pain, Perrin, Torin, Torrin, Urbain and Warrin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Efrain.