Name: Euphemia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Euphemia

  • Meaning:
    Fair speech
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (yoo FEM ee a); (yoo FEE me ah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Euphemia)
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Miscellaneous Info for Euphemia

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Derived from the Greek Euphemia, a compound name composed of the elements eu (well, good, fair) and pheme (voice). The name was borne by a young canonized virgin martyr of Chalcedon who so courageously withstood her torture that her fame spread both East and West. Euphemia was particularly popular in England during the Victorian era.

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