Meaning and Origin of the Name Efa

The name Efa is a Welsh variation of the English female names Eve, Eva, or Ava. Women and girls named Efa or the translation are located all over the world. Women and girls with this name are for the most part located in Wales. The name is derived from the Hebrew language. The meaning of Efa “alive”. The popularity of Efa for new born girls in 2015 was considerable. The name is showing itself as just as popular for girls in 2016, so far.

Variations of the Name

Translations of the name Efa include the following: Hawa (Arabic), Yeva (Armenian), Eva (Biblical Latin), Eva (Bulgarian), Eva (Croatian), Eva (Czech), Eva (Danish), Eva (Dutch), Eeva, Eevi (Finnish), Ève, Eve (French), Eva (Georgian), Eva (German), Eva (Greek), Chava, Hava (Hebrew), Éva, Évike (Hungarian), Eva (Icelandic), Éabha (Irish), Eva (Italian), Ieva (Latvian), Ieva (Lithuanian), Eva (Norwegian), Ewa (Polish), Eva (Portuguese), Eva, Yeva (Russian), Eva (Slovak), Eva (Slovene), Eva, Evelia, Evita (Spanish), Eva (Swedish), Havva (Turkish).

Popularity of Efa

Efa was not in the top 100 most popular baby girls’ names in Wales in 2015.

Famous People Called Efa

There are not too many famous people with the name Efa, one to note is Efa Gruffudd Jones who is the Chief Executive of Canolfan Dysgu Cymraeg Genedlaethol at the University of Wales Trinity Saint Davids.

Traits of girls called Efa

Women and girls with this name have a deep inner desire for a stable, loving family or community. Those with this name have a need to work with others and to be appreciated. Women and girls named with the name tend to be creative and excel at communicating. When someone so named, they are often drawn to the arts and enjoy life immensely. They crave being the center of attention, and enjoy endeavours that put them in the limelight. A woman with this name tends to become involved in many different activities. However, women with this name are sometimes reckless with both their energies and with money.

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