"born on Friday"

Efia Origin and Meaning

The name Efia is a girl's name of African, Ghanan, Ghanaian origin meaning "born on Friday".

The Akan people of Ghana and the Ivory Coast frequently name their children after the day of the week they were born and the order in which they were born. Most Ghanaians have a name using this system (think Kofi Annan, whose name means born on a Friday). Efia (also Afua) is the name for girls born on a Friday. (The male variant is Kofi)