Euphemia Name Meaning and Origin

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


Euphemia Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Greek”



Euphemia is a Girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “yoo + FEM + ee + a”


Euphemia Name Meaning:

Euphemia originates in Greek language and means “good speaker”. It was the name of the Great Martyr and a Christian saint in the Orthodox Church in the 4th century. Nowadays, Euphemia is rather rare as a feminine given name in the United States. It was also the name of a Byzantine Empress and several European queens.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Mia, Fanny, Eppie, Effam, Eppy, Euphie, Effie, Phemie, Ephie, Ephan, Euphenia, Euphan, Effy, Euphemie


Famous people with this name:

Saint Euphemia, 4th century virgin-martyr;

Euphemia (born Lupicina), Empress consort of Justin I of the Byzantine Empire;

Euphemia of Rugen, Queen consort of Hakon V of Norway;

Euphemia de Ross, Queen consort of Robert II of Scots;

Euphemia of Kuyavia, Queen consort of Yuri I of Galicia-Volhynia;

Euphemia of Kiev, Queen consort of Colomon of Hungary;

Euphemia, Princess of Sweden, Duchess of Mecklenburg; mother of King Albert of Sweden;

Euphemia “Tika” Sumpter, American actress;

(Martha) Euphemia Lofton Haynes, first African-American woman to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics;

Euphemia Allen, English composer of piano piece “Chopsticks”;

Euphemia “Effie” Gray Chalmers Millais, wife of critic John Ruskin and then artist John Edward Millais;

Euphemia Lamb, English artists’ model;

Euphemia “Effie” Ellsler, American actress;

Euphemia “Effie” Germon, American actress;

Euphemia Jones, mother to American actress Vivian Vance;

Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke, English actress




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