Effie Name Meaning & Origin

Effie

Pronunciation: EH-fee (key)

Related Names:

Euphemia, Hephzibah

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Effie is my daughters name. It is a shortening for Elizabeth as seen in the uk hit TV series skins. We absolutely love her name and get complimented a lot on how pretty and unique it is.

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Meanings and history of the name Effie

From Greek, short form of Euphemia, meaning "well-spoken".
From Greek, short form of Eftychia, meaning "happiness".

Famous real-life people named Effie

Effie Bancroft, English actress and theatre manager
Effie Crockett, American actress
Effie Gray (born Euphemia Chalmers), Scottish model and wife of, first, critic John Ruskin and second, painter John Everett Millais
Effie Waller Smith, African-American poet
Effie Wilder, American novelist
Effie Anderson Smith, American painter

Effie in song, story & screen

"Effie" (full name Effie Stephanidis), a stereotypical Greek Australian character parodied by Australian actress Mary Coustas.
Effie White, character in the Broadway musical and later film "DreamGirls."
Effie Harrison, character the soap opera "Emmerdale"
Effie Spicer, character on the soap opera "Coronation Street."
Effie Keligaris, Greek-American character and extroverted younger sister of Lena Keligaris in the "Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants" book series and the sequal of the first film of the same name
Effie Trinket, a character from the The Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins

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