Popularity:20765
Origin:Hebrew
Other Origin(s):African
Meaning:May he extend; Beauty
Japhet is a masculine name of Hebrew, Tanzanian, and Nigerian origin. It comes from the Aramaic root פתה, meaning “may he extend,” and the Hebrew root יפה, meaning “beauty.” In the Book of Genesis, Japheth, a variant of Japhet, is one of the three sons of Noah, making this name a strong contender for sharing your faith with your little one.
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