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Ephrem

What does Ephrem mean?

Ephrem Pronunciation of Ephrem [ephrem] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Ephrem is "fruitful". Ephrem is a version of Ephraim (Hebrew): from Efrayim.

Variations

Ephrem has 10 variants: Efraim, Efrayim, Efrem, Efrim, Ephraem, Ephream, Ephriam, Ephrim, Ephrym and Yefrem.

Creative forms:
(male) Ephrel, Everem, ..

(female) Ephren, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ephrem Kyran (E.K.), ..

How popular is Ephrem?

Ephrem is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#72905 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Ephrem (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Ephraim (#928 from recent data), Ephriam and Efrem. Other variants, like Efraim, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Ephrem was common among parents in the 1880s and is somewhat lower today. Ephraim is more familiar than the rest. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Edred, Efren, Eldred, Elfred, Elrey, Emerey, Ephah, Ephrat, Ephron, Erek, Erez, Ethen, Evered, Everet, Faheem, Kerem, Raheem, Rahiem and Shem. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ephrem.

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