Effie Name Meaning and Origin

Effie is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Greek’ origin. The baby name Effie means “Good Speaker”.


Effie Origin:

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




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