Ephyra


Gender: Feminine

Origin: Greek

Meaning: “Daughter of Oceanus.”

Pronunciation: (eh-FEER-ah); (EH-fih-ruh)

Nicknames: Ephy, Effy, Phyra

Detail: In Greek mythology, Ephyra is one of the Nereids (sea nymphs), the fifty daughters of Nereus and Doris. They are always friendly and helpful towards sailors fighting perilous storms.

Original given name of the Greek city of Corinthe.

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One thought on “Ephyra

  1. I must say, I quite like this name. I love the name Zephyr, which is similar to this name, so perhaps see this as an alternative to the female form of Zephyr: Zephyrine, which I don’t like.

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