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What does Ephrim mean?

Ephrim Pronunciation of Ephrim [ephrim] as a name for boys is of Hebrew derivation, and Ephrim means "fruitful". Ephrim is an alternate spelling of Ephraim (Hebrew): from Efrayim.


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

Creative forms:
(male) Epirim, Evirim, ..

(female) Ephfri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ephrim Syncere (E.S.), ..

How popular is Ephrim?

Ephrim is an uncommon given name for males. Ephrim is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Ephrim (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Ephraim (#928 via latest list), Ephriam and Efrem. Other variants, like Ephream, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Ephrim was widespread during the years 1880-1889 and is somewhat lower today. Ephraim is the most chic name for newborns here. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Achim, Ahim, Akhim, Chaim, Ederic, Edric, Edrik, Einri, Eirik, Eldrid, Emeri, Ephah, Ephrat, Ephron, Eri, Eric, Erie, Erik, Erin, Eriq, Erix, Erric, Ezri, Fahim, Ingrim, Jorim, Karim, Kharim and Rahim. These names tend to be more frequently used than Ephrim.

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