Given Name EPHRAIM

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: אֶפְרָיִם (Hebrew), Εφραιμ (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: EEF-ree-əm (English), EEF-rəm (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

From the Hebrew name אֶפְרָיִם ('Efrayim) which meant "fruitful". In the Old Testament Ephraim is a son of Joseph and Asenath and the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.


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VARIANTS: Efraim (Biblical), Efraim (Hebrew)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: 'Efrayim (Biblical Hebrew), Yefrem (Russian), Jevrem (Serbian), Efraín (Spanish), Evron (Yiddish)
Entry updated July 11, 2018