Meaning and Origin of Ephraim - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Ephraim

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Hebrew : Fruitful

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Mainly Jewish : from the Biblical name, which is probably from a Hebrew word meaning ‘fruitful’. In Genesis 41:52, Ephraim is one of the sons of Joseph and the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel.