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What does Efren mean?

Efren Pronunciation of Efren [efren] as a name for boys means "fruitful". Efren is a version of Efrain (Spanish, Hebrew): form of Ephraim.


Efren has 1 variant: Efran.

4 more related forms via Efrain: Efi, Efraim, Efrem and Efrim.

Creative forms:
(male) Efrel, Elren, ..

(female) Efrei, Efrel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Efren Braxten (E.B.), ..

How popular is Efren?

Efren is a somewhat popular first name for men (#887 out of 1220, Top 73%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Efren was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its highest rank of #769 in the U.S. in the year 1990, and is at #1607 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Efren (#1607 in 2015) listed in the Top 2000 are Efrain (#1056 in 2015) and Efrem. These forms of Efren were favored as birth names 2 decades ago and are now much less popular.

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

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

Similar Names

Efren is pronounced similarly to Efron, Efryn and Ephron. Other suggested similar names are Aaren, Ahren, Airen, Aren, Arren, Ayren, Biren, Bren, Byren, Coren, Daren, Eaden, Eagen, Eben, Eden, Edred, Efrat, Efroni, Eiden, Elden, Elfred, Elrey, Elven, Emlen, Eran, Erek, Erez, Erin, Ern, Eron, Erron, Ethen, Euen, Eugen, Even, Evron, Ewen, Garen, Goren, Jaren, Jeren, Joren, Koren, Laren, Loren, Naren, Oren, Orren, Soren, Taren and Toren. These names tend to be less frequently used than Efren.

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