Efa - girls name

Efa name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Efa name meaning:

The name Efa is of Welsh origin and has a rich historical and cultural significance. In Welsh mythology, Efa is the feminine form of the name Ieuan, which means "God is gracious" or "Gift of God." The name Efa embodies a sense of divine grace and blessings, suggesting that the individual bearing this name is seen as a precious gift from God.

As a given name, Efa has gained popularity in Wales and other parts of the world. It represents qualities such as kindness, compassion, and generosity. People named Efa are often seen as nurturing and caring individuals who bring comfort and support to those around them. They possess a gentle and empathetic nature, making them highly valued for their ability to provide guidance and understanding in difficult times.

Overall, the name Efa carries a sense of spiritual beauty and reminds us of the importance of gratitude and grace in our lives. It serves as a reminder to cherish the blessings we receive and to recognize the divine presence within ourselves and others.

Origin: Welsh

Welsh form of Eve, meaning life.

Related names

Eve , Aileene, Efa , Eila , Eileene, Eilena, Eva , Evaleen, Evalina , Evaline, Evalyn , Eveleen , Evelin , Evelyne , Evelynn , Evelynne , Everet, Everitt, Evetta, Evette , Evia, Eviana, Evie , Evita , Yevtsye

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Overall UK ranking: 828 out of 5581

43 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (66)
  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Efa

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