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Yefima

DIMINUTIVE OF:
yevfim, yevfimiya
FORM OF:
efima
OTHER SCRIPTS:
Russian (Ефима)
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
yefim, Yevfimiya, Yevfimiy, Yevfim, Evfim
PET & SHORT FORM
russian
Efima

Use in other languages

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

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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