Effie is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Greek’ origin. The baby name Effie means “Good Speaker”.
Origin of the name is: “Greek”
Effie is a Girl name.
The pronunciation of the name is: “EF + ee”
Effie Name Meaning:
Effie is a diminutive of Euphemia. Euphemia originates in Greek language and means “good speaker”. It was also the name of a Byzantine Empress and several European queens. It was the name of the Great Martyr and a Christian saint in the Orthodox Church in the 4th century.
It is a Christian baby name.
Variations or similar name:
Euphie, Effia, Effi, Euphemia, Ephie, Efthemia, Effemy, Effemie, Euphemie, Effy, Eppie
Famous people with this name:
Euphemia Chalmers “Effie” Gray, English wife to painter John Everett Millais and art critic John Ruskin;
Effie Shannon, American silent film actress;
Effie Louise Power, American pioneering children’s librarian;
Euphemia “Effie” Ellsler, American actress of stage and screen;
(Marie) Effie Wilton, Lady Bancroft, English actress;
Euphemia “Effie” Germon, American actress;
Effie Crockett, American actress;
Effie Cherry, American vaudevillian of the Cherry Sisters act;
Effie Hotchkiss, first transcontinental female motorcyclist with her mother Avis Hotchkiss;
Effie McCollum Jones, American Universalist minister and suffragette;
Effie Mae Smith, American R&B singer;
Effie Adelaide Maria Rowlands, British novelist