[ 3 syll. e-frai(n), ef-ra-in ] The baby boy name Efrain is pronounced as ahFRah-IY-N †. Efrain has its origins in the Hebrew language and it is used largely in Spanish. Efrain is a variant of Ephraim (English, German, and Hebrew).
Efrain is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1993 with 0.019% of baby boys being named Efrain. It ranked at #509 then. The baby name has since substantially dropped in popularity, and is of only infrequent use today. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly related to Efrain, Ephraim was the most commonly used.
Baby names that sound like Efrain include Aberham (English), Abhiram (Indian), Abracham (Gaelic and Irish), Abrahan (Portuguese and Spanish), Abrahem (English), Abramo (Italian and Spanish), Afrimi (Albanian), Apraham (Armenian), Auberon (English and French), Auberrun, Avarna (Indian), Aviram (Hebrew), Aviran (Hebrew), Avraham (Hebrew and English), Ivoreane, Ivoreen, Ivorine, Ivoryne, Abhirama (Indian), and Aperahama.
† English pronunciation for Efrain: AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"