US Popularity:13907
Cephas is a masculine name of Aramaic origin, meaning "rock." It is derived from the Aramaic word kephas, which means "rock" or "stone." Cephas is a biblical name known for its connection to Peter from the Greek word for rock, petros. The apostle Simon was given the name Cephas or Petros by Jesus because he was considered to be Jesus's right hand and the rock from which the Christian Church was to be established. Although Cephas is an uncommonly used Christian moniker, its unique sound and reliable symbolism will be sure to appeal to parents who wish to choose a novel biblical name for baby.

Cephas Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Cephas is currently #2188 on The Bump
Boy:Cephas is currently #656 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Cephas is currently #13907 in U.S. births
Boy:Cephas is currently #5621 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 546
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data

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