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Name:  Euphemia

First letter:  E

Meaning:  (pronounced Yoo-fee-mi-uh) From Greek And Meaning Good Speech.

History of name: 
No mention in the Christian Bible. the most famous religious connection is perhaps Saint Euphemia of Chalcedon. Born into a wealthy family. She was a consecrated virgin who used her fortune to aid the poor. She was imprisoned and tortured for her faith, but repeatedly was miraculously healed. A number of traditions have surrounded her death including that her eventual demise was the result of a bear attack.


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