Euphemia

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Faroe Islands Faroese

Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of the Greek name Ευφημια (Euphemia) = 'to speak well'

Combination of Greek ευ (eu) = 'good, well' and φημι (phemi) = 'to speak' [1]

Related Names

Efemía
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Icelandic
Eufemia
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Swedish Swedish
Eufemía
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Icelandic
Eufemiia
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Finish
Euphemia
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Faroese Norwegian Swedish
Evfemía
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Icelandic

See also Effi, Femja, Mia

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Sweden: 1811 [2]

Namesakes

Euphemia von Rügen (1270 – May 1312), queen of Norway by marriage to king Hákon Magnússon

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[3]
1 5 0 0
Denmark Denmark[4]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[5]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[6]
n.a. 1 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Euphemia.

Sources: [3] [4] [5] [6]

References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  6. 6.0 6.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi