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femma

DIMINUTIVE OF:
euphemia
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > hellenic > greek
ORIGIN:
greek 
NAME ROOT:
Eû ‎PHēMí > EUPHēMíA / EUPHḗMIOS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
Eû ‎(εὖ) PHēMí ‎(φημί) EUPHēMíA (Εὐφημία) EUPHḗMIOS (Εὐφήμιος)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek name “Euphēmía (Εὐφημία) Euphḗmios (Εὐφήμιος)”, composed of two elements: “eû ‎(εὖ)” (well) plus “phēmí ‎(φημί)” (speak, say, agree, affirm, assert). In turn, the name means “one who speaks well (good speech)”. The name can also be interpreted as "the one we are talking about right. The Great Martyr Euphemia known as the All-praised in the Orthodox Church is a Christian saint, who was martyred for her faith at Chalcedon, 304–307 AD. Euphemia lived in the 3rd century AD. She was the daughter of a senator named Philophronos and his wife Theodosia in Chalcedon, located across the Bosporus from the city of Byzantium (modern-day Istanbul). From her youth, she was consecrated to virginity.

Usage

  • norwegiannorwegian

Related names

VARIANTS
norwegian
eufemia, euphemia
PET & SHORT FORM
norwegian
femja, effi

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
Euphemios, Euphemía
basque
eufemia
bulgarian
Efimiya, Yefimia
croatian
Jefimija
danish
eufemia
english
euphemia
faroese
euphemia
finnish
eufemia, eufemiia
french
Euphémie
georgian
Ep'emia
german
eufemia, euphemia, Euphemie
greek
Effimía
hungarian - magyar
eufémia
icelandic
evfemía, Efemía, Eufemía
italian
eufemia, Eufelia
macedonian
Jefimija
polish
eufemia
portuguese
eufemia, Eufêmia
russian
Yevfimiya
serbian
Efimija, Jefimija
spanish
eufemia, euphemia
swedish
eufemia, euphemia
ukrainian
Yevfymiya

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

2
Numerological Values:
2

If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.

Chakra Number:
2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"

Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.

Color meaning:

The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.

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