GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: אֶפְרָיִם (Hebrew), Εφραιμ (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: EE-free-im (English), EE-frəm (English), E-free-im (English), E-frəm (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
From the Hebrew name אֶפְרָיִם ('Efrayim) which meant "fruitful". In the Old Testament, Ephraim is a son of Joseph and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Efraim (Biblical), Efraim (Hebrew), Evron (Yiddish)
OTHER LANGUAGES: 'Efrayim (Biblical Hebrew), Yefrem (Russian), Jevrem (Serbian), Efraín (Spanish)
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