[ 3 syll. e-pap-hras, ep-aphr-as ] The baby boy name Epaphras is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is EHP-ah-FRaeS in English †. Epaphras is largely used in the Greek language and it is derived from Old Greek origins. The name is of the meaning charming, loving, lovely; devoted to Aphrodite. A biblical name, it is derived from the elements 'epi' meaning on ; 'Aphrodite'. The name is contracted from Epaphroditos (Old Greek), itself from the elements 'epi' and Aphrodite, the name of the Greek goddess. In the Bible, Epaphras was one of the companions of Paul.
Epaphras is a rarely used baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Epaphras: EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; P as in "pea (P.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"