Given Name EUPHEMIA

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ευφημια (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: yoo-FEM-ee-ə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "to use words of good omen" from Greek () "good" and φημι (phemi) "to speak, to declare". Saint Euphemia was an early martyr from Chalcedon.
DIMINUTIVES: Effie, Eppie, Femie, Phemie (English)
MASCULINE FORM: Euphemios (Ancient Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Efimia (Greek), Eufemia (Italian), Eufêmia (Portuguese), Jefimija (Serbian), Eufemia (Spanish)

Categories

Code Geass characters, currently out of the US top 1000, martyrs, Orthodox Saints, saints, victims, virtues
Entry updated December 8, 2017