Name Jafeth

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Jafeth

Jafeth is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Jafeth

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

Jafeth in the categories

Names Boy names Names with J Boy names with J

Name Statistic: Jafeth is ranked #3101 overall ↑↑ 963

  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1270 ↓↓ -528
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1321 ↓↓ -1234
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1549 ↓↓ -1209
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1567 ↑↑ 12102
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1915 ↑↑ 9305
  • 🇫🇷 France: 2443 ↓↓ -1818
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3437 ↓↓ -2809
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3616 ↓↓ -992
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 3727 ↓↓ -1717
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 4079 ↓↓ -475
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 4235 ↓↓ -1306
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 5399 ↑↑ 8411
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 5767 ↑↑ 1268
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 5802 ↑↑ 384
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 6133 ↑↑ 583
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 6982 ↑↑ 6869
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 10378 ↓↓ -439
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 12925 ↓↓ -11979
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 13873 ↓↓ -13157
Name Jafeth

Find more beautiful first names!

Download our free baby name app and swipe a wonderful name together with your partner!

babyname app androidbabyname app iPhone

Interesting things to read