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yefim

MASCULINE FORM:
yevfimiya
OTHER SCRIPTS:
RUSSIAN (Ефим)
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

  • russianrussian

Related names

VARIANTS
russian
Yevfimiy, Yevfim, Evfim
FEMININE
russian
Yevfimiya
PET & SHORT FORM
russian
fima, Efima, Yefima

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
Ancient Greek - Latinized
euphemius
dutch
euphemius
french
Euphémius
italian
eufemio, eufemiano
portuguese
Eufêmio
spanish
eufemio

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

4
Numerological Values:
4

Order, practicality, sincerity and hard work are some of the character traits associated with this number. A number 4 person is disciplined, serious, honest and will work steadily to achieving his goal. Such a person can bring order to an otherwise chaotic situation.

Chakra Number:
4: The number of the Heart Chakra "Anahata"

Green is the main heart chakra color. It is the color of healing, balance, tranquility, and serenity. Green brings wholeness to our lives and it is the color most frequently found in nature. Learn more about this color and discover its meaning.

Color meaning:

The color green is the color of balance and harmony. From a color psychology perspective, it is the great balancer of the heart and the emotions, creating equilibrium between the head and the heart. From a meaning of colors perspective, green is also the color of growth, the color of spring, of renewal and rebirth. It renews and restores depleted energy. It is the sanctuary away from the stresses of modern living, restoring us back to a sense of well being. This is why there is so much of this relaxing color on the earth, and why we need to keep it that way.

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Notable people and personalities​

Yefim Bronfman (born 1958), Russian-israeli Pianist
Yefim Chaplits (1768–1825), General Of The Russian Empire
Yefim Chulak (born 1948), Russian Former Volleyball Player
Yefim Golïshev (1897–1970), Ukrainian-born Painter And Composer
Yefim Karskiy (1861–1931), Linguist-slavist, Ethnographer And Paleographer
Yefim Kopelyan (1912–1975), Russian Actor Of Theater And Cinema