Name Jafet

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jafet

Jafet is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Jafet

Jafet is a variant of the Hebrew name Japheth, e.g. a Nordic one. In the bible, Jafet is one of the three sons of Noah, along with Shem and Ham.

Meaning of Jafet

The name Jafet means “enlarged”, “opened” or “he (God) extends” (from Hebrew “פתה/pāṯâ” = to be spacious/open/wide), but as well “beautiful” (from Hebrew “yafé/יָפֶה”).

Pronunciation of Jafet

Variants of the name Jafet

Jafeth Jaffet Japhet Japheth

Jafet in the categories

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Name Statistic: Jafet is ranked #3117 overall ↑↑ 915

  • 🇺🇸 United States: 982 ↑ 38
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1439 ↓↓ -1362
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 2032 ↑↑ 9167
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 2231 ↓↓ -2043
  • 🇫🇷 France: 2995 ↓↓ -2353
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3107 ↓↓ -1109
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3279 ↓↓ -258
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 4719 ↓↓ -2072
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 5219 ↓↓ -3409
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 6099 ↑↑ 586
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 6347 ↓↓ -357
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 7329 ↑↑ 6515
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 7479 ↓↓ -344
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 7610 ↑↑ 6192
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 9090 ↑↑ 4563
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 10363 ↓↓ -438
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 12454 ↑↑ 1184
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 12894 ↓↓ -11952
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 13841 ↓↓ -13129
Name Jafet

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