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GenderFeminine
ScriptsΑπφια Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.AF-ee-ə English
AP-fee-ə English
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Meaning & History

Greek form of a Hebrew name which possibly meant "increasing". This is a name mentioned in Paul's epistle to Philemon in the New Testament.

Categories

biblical, biblical women, Orthodox saints, saints, uncertain etymology
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute