What does Efrem mean?
Efrem \e-frem, ef-rem\ as a boys' name. Efrem's name origins are Spanish and Hebrew, and the meaning of Efrem is "fruitful". Efrem is a form of Efrain (Spanish, Hebrew): variant of Ephraim. A scarce birth name.
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 (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names was at its most widespread during the years 1980-1989 and is now significantly lower, 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.