Euphemia

First Name
666
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 Euphemia

"Euphemia" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Well spoken". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Name of an early Christian martyr, from Ancient Greek, meaning "good speech".

  • From Ancient Greek ευ (eu, “good”) + φημί (phÄ“mí, “to speak”).
  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Euphemia

Tika Sumpter is an actress, model, and singer. She was most active from 2004 to present. Tika was given the name Euphemia L. Sumpter on June 20th, 1980 in Queens, New York, U.S.

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Effie was given the name Euphemia Chalmers Gray on May 7th, 1828 in Perth, Scotland. She breathed her last breath on December 23rd, 1897.

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Euphemia de Ross is royalty. Her career lasted from 1371 to 1386.

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Euphemia of Sweden is royalty. She holds the title Duchess consort of Mecklenburg and List of consorts of Mecklenburg.

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She holds the title Empress of the Roman (Byzantine) Empire and Empressof theRoman (Byzantine) Empire.

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She holds the title Countess of Strathearn and Earl of Strathearn.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Euphemia

Saint Euphemia was a saint. She holds the title Virgin and Martyr. She passed away in 303.

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She holds the title Empress of the Roman (Byzantine) Empire and Empressof theRoman (Byzantine) Empire.

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Marcia is also known as Euphemia and Aelia Marcia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 6 6 0
1881 6 6 0
1883 7 7 0
1884 8 8 0
1885 6 6 0
1886 5 5 0
1888 7 7 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 6 6 0
1891 8 8 0
1892 8 8 0
1893 6 6 0
1894 10 10 0
1895 11 11 0
1896 9 9 0
1897 6 6 0
1898 12 12 0
1899 10 10 0
1900 5 5 0
1902 5 5 0
1903 14 14 0
1904 12 12 0
1905 11 11 0
1907 5 5 0
1908 7 7 0
1910 11 11 0
1911 12 12 0
1912 11 11 0
1913 17 17 0
1914 11 11 0
1915 26 26 0
1916 22 22 0
1917 13 13 0
1918 14 14 0
1919 17 17 0
1920 18 18 0
1921 18 18 0
1922 19 19 0
1923 17 17 0
1924 20 20 0
1925 6 6 0
1926 12 12 0
1927 9 9 0
1928 11 11 0
1929 14 14 0
1930 9 9 0
1931 8 8 0
1932 11 11 0
1933 9 9 0
1934 6 6 0
1938 8 8 0
1948 6 6 0
1953 5 5 0
1955 6 6 0
1959 5 5 0
1965 5 5 0
1969 6 6 0
1971 9 9 0
1972 5 5 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 5 5 0
1989 5 5 0
2010 6 6 0
2011 5 5 0
2013 7 7 0
2014 6 6 0
2015 9 9 0
2016 5 5 0
2017 10 10 0

Common last names for Euphemia

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Fun Facts about the name Euphemia

  • How Popular is the name Euphemia? Euphemia is the 13,635th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Euphemia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 666 babies born with the first name Euphemia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Euphemia to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Euphemia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Euphemia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Euphemia is Monday, April 3rd, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Euphemia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Euphemia was in 1915 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Euphemia Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Euphemia is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Euphemia: Your name in reverse order is Aimehpue. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahmpeiue. 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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