More info about the name "Eppie"
Eppie is a diminutive of Euphemia. Euphemia originates in Greek language and means "good speaker". It was the name of the Great Martyr and a Christian saint in the Orthodox Church in the 4th century. It was also the name of a Byzantine Empress and several European queens. Nowadays, Euphemia is rather rare as a feminine given name in the United States.