Name Japheth

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Japheth

Japheth is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Japheth

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

Meaning of Japheth

The name Japheth 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 Japheth

Variants of the name Japheth

Jafet Jafeth Jaffet Japhet

Japheth in the categories

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Name Statistic: Japheth is ranked #3324 overall ↓↓ -403

  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1213 ↓↓ -243
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1274 ↓↓ -975
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1618 ↑↑ 12309
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 1747 ↓↓ -167
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1921 ↑↑ 9567
  • 🇫🇷 France: 2555 ↓↓ -1746
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 2861 ↓↓ -573
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2930 ↑↑ 3660
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3752 ↑↑ 10200
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 3829 ↑↑ 2907
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4074 ↓↓ -2316
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 4572 ↑↑ 627
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 4599 ↓↓ -3498
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 4894 ↑↑ 9072
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 4977 ↓↓ -2012
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 5996 ↓↓ -5068
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 6598 ↑↑ 528
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 13296 ↓↓ -12298
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 14260 ↓↓ -13507
Name Japheth

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