EUPHEMIA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ευφημια (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: yoo-FEM-ee-ə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "to speak well", derived from Greek ευ "good" and φημι (phemi) "to speak". Saint Euphemia was an early martyr from Chalcedon.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Effie, Eppie, Femie, Phemie (English)
MASCULINE FORM: Euphemios (Ancient Greek)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Efimia (Greek), Eufemia (Italian), Eufêmia (Portuguese), Eufemia (Spanish)
Popularity
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