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Ephraim meaning and name origin

Ephraim \e-ph-raim\ as a boy's name is pronounced EE-frame, EF-ram. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Ephraim is "fruitful". Biblical: one of Joseph's two sons by his Egyptian wife Asenath. Used mostly in the 18th and 19th centuries. Still a common Jewish given name.

Ephraim has 11 variant forms: Efraim, Efrain, Efrayim, Efrem, Efrim, Efryn, Ephraem, Ephream, Ephrem, Ephrim and Ephrym.

Baby names that sound like Ephraim are Avram and Aviram.

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Popularity of Ephraim

Ephraim is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#23078 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Ephraim
Popularity of Ephraim