First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Effa

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Alt. Meaning

E is for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

F is for fun, your zest for life!

F is for feeling, your sympathetic way.

A is for aptitudes, your special capabilities shine

Notable Persons With the Last Name Effa

Karel Effa was an actor. Karel was given the name Karel Effenberger on May 23rd, 1922 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Karel is also known as Effenberger and Karel. He left this life on January 11th, 1993.


Alban Effa is an athlete for the SO Romorantin.


Andre Akono Effa is a sports team member for the Astres FC.


Kostka Atanga Effa is an athlete for the Unisport FC de Bafang.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Effa U.S.
  White 83.09% 64.26%
  African American 15.44% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Effa

People with the last name Effa are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Effa

  • How Popular is the name Effa? Effa is the 21,272nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Effa was the 126,018th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Effa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 312 babies born with the first name Effa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Effa to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Effa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 11 new born babies.
  • When was Effa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Effa is Sunday, May 1st, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Effa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Effa was in 1889 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Effa: Your name in reverse order is Affe. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fefa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Effa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 136 people with the last name Effa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Effa? Effa is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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