Name Jafeth Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jafeth


Jafeth is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Jafeth?

Jafeth is a variant of the biblical name Japheth and is of Hebrew origin. In the bible, he is one of the three sons of Noah, along with Shem and Ham.

What does the name Jafeth mean?

The name Jafeth 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 Jafeth

Variants of the name Jafeth

Jafet Jaffet Japhet Japheth

Popularity of the name Jafeth

The name Jafeth is ranked #4587 overall.

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