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


Japhet is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Japhet?

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

What does the name Japhet mean?

The name Japhet 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 Japhet

Variants of the name Japhet

Jafet Jafeth Jaffet Japheth

Popularity of the name Japhet

The name Japhet is ranked #4558 overall.

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