Given Name APPHIA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: Απφια (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: AF-ee-ə (English), AP-fee-ə (English)  [details]

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.


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