What does Efrem mean?
Efrem /efr-em/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Efrem's name origin is Hebrew, and the meaning of Efrem is "fruitful". Efrem is an alternate form, with the suffix -em, of Efrain (Spanish, Hebrew): version of Ephraim.
How popular is Efrem?
Efrem is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Efrem is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Efrain (#963 a year ago), Efren, Ephraim (#928) and Ephriam are the prominent alternative forms of Efrem (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000. Forms like Evron are uncommon. Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread during the years 1980-1989 (usage of 0.2038%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.0273%, 86.6% less), with the forms Efrain, Efren, Ephraim and Ephriam becoming less in vogue. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Efrem and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
A recommended similar baby name is Efron. Like Efrem, this name is not frequently used.