Efraim

First Name
1k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Efraim

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  1. (biblical) Ephraim (the younger son of Joseph)
  2. A male given name, equivalent to English Ephraim

Notable Persons Named Efraim

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Efraim Halevy is a Director of Mossad. Efraim was born on December 2nd, 1934 in London.

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Efraim Zuroff is a nazi hunter. He holds the title Dr. Efraim Zuroff. Efraim was born on August 5th, 1948 in New York City.

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Efraim Karsh is an artist. Efraim was born Efraim Karsh in Israel.

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Efraim Racker was a in the field of biochemistry. Efraim was born on June 28th, 1913 in Nowy Sącz. He breathed his last breath on September 9th, 1991.

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Efraim was born on September 19th, 1944 in Tel Aviv.

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How popular is the baby name Efraim in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1920 6 0 6
1931 5 0 5
1934 5 0 5
1939 5 0 5
1944 5 0 5
1950 8 0 8
1951 9 0 9
1952 6 0 6
1953 12 0 12
1954 8 0 8
1955 7 0 7
1956 7 0 7
1957 12 0 12
1958 8 0 8
1959 7 0 7
1960 13 0 13
1961 10 0 10
1962 9 0 9
1963 10 0 10
1964 9 0 9
1965 9 0 9
1966 13 0 13
1967 8 0 8
1968 5 0 5
1969 15 0 15
1970 17 0 17
1971 11 0 11
1972 23 0 23
1973 21 0 21
1974 6 0 6
1975 7 0 7
1976 18 0 18
1977 9 0 9
1978 21 0 21
1979 12 0 12
1980 16 0 16
1981 12 0 12
1982 15 0 15
1983 17 0 17
1984 15 0 15
1985 22 0 22
1986 20 0 20
1987 13 0 13
1988 13 0 13
1989 14 0 14
1990 22 0 22
1991 16 0 16
1992 19 0 19
1993 16 0 16
1994 16 0 16
1995 19 0 19
1996 11 0 11
1997 19 0 19
1998 28 0 28
1999 24 0 24
2000 27 0 27
2001 25 0 25
2002 24 0 24
2003 36 0 36
2004 38 0 38
2005 24 0 24
2006 33 0 33
2007 36 0 36
2008 40 0 40
2009 57 0 57
2010 56 0 56
2011 49 0 49
2012 44 0 44
2013 51 0 51
2014 36 0 36
2015 47 0 47
2016 39 0 39
2017 51 0 51
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Fun Facts about the name Efraim

  • How Popular is the name Efraim? Efraim is the 8,440th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Efraim have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,416 babies born with the first name Efraim in the United States. That's more than enough people named Efraim to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Efraim? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1920 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Efraim first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Efraim is Sunday, February 5th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Efraim born? The highest recorded use of the first name Efraim was in 2009 with a total of 57 babies.
  • Random Efraim Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Efraim is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 11 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Efraim: Your name in reverse order is Miarfe. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fraemi. How do you pronounce that?

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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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