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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 12 Views | 🔊 6 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Greek

Meaning: Desirable or beloved

Pronunciation: EH-fee-suhs, /ˈɛˌfiˌsəs/, EH F S AH S

Popularity Rank: #673,587

On this page:

  • 1. Ephesus Meaning
  • 2. Ephesus Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Ephesus
  • 4. Translations of Ephesus
  • 5. Ephesus Name Popularity
  • 6. Ephesus Name Poster
  • 7. Names similar to Ephesus

Ephesus Meaning

The name Ephesus is of Greek origin and refers to a city located in ancient Asia Minor. It is derived from the Greek word 'Ephesos', meaning 'desirable' or 'beloved'.

Ephesus also means "Desirable or beloved".

Ephesus is found in Turkey, United States of America, Nigeria, and 6 more countries.

Ephesus Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: EH-fee-suhs

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈɛˌfiˌsəs/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: EH F S AH S

EH: Pronounce as in "red" (R EH D)

F: Pronounce as in "fish" (F IH SH)

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Ephesus

Ephesus Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Ephesus is recorded 20 times globally, ranking it as the 673,587th most common name worldwide.

Ephesus is most prevalent in Turkey, with 4 occurrences, making it the 88,190th most popular name in the country.

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Names similar to Ephesus

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