Euphrates - Meaning of Euphrates

What does Euphrates mean?

[ 3 syll. eu-(p)hra-tes, eup-hrat-es ] The baby girl name Euphrates is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced as YuwFREYTiyZ †. Euphrates' language of origin is Sumerian. The name Euphrates means 'Euphrates; the river, the great river'. In the Bible, Euphrates is called 'the river' or 'the great river'. It is first mentioned in Genesis of the Old Testament as one of the four rivers of the Garden of Eden, and it is the only one among the four to be known by the same name in modern times. The historically important Euphrates is the longest river in western asia, and together with the Tigris, it defines Mesopotamia. The name Euphrates is from the Old Persian 'Ufratu' which is an alteration from the Assyrian 'Purattu', and ultimately the Sumerian Puranum or 'Pura'.

Forms of Euphrates include the names Eufratees, Eufrates, and Euphratees.

See also the related categories, persian, water (sea), river, assyrian, and garden.

Euphrates is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Euphrates include Eufratees, Euphratees, and Eufrates.

† English pronunciation for Euphrates: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)"

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