Jafet

♂ Name Jafet – origin, meaning & pronunciation 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

Alternate spelling of Jafet

Jafeth Jaffet Japhet Japheth

Jafet in the categories

Names Boy's name Names with J Boy names with J

Name Statistic: Jafet is ranked #3078 overall

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 13852
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3771
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2491
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1022
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 8033
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 8014
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 9935
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 805
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1043
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1076
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3205
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 11214
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 6692
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3151
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 687
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 13647
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 1993
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 13662
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1006
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