US Popularity:7452
Meaning:may he extend; beautiful
Japheth, a Hebrew name, comes from the Torah where it's the name of the eldest of Noah's three sons in the Book of Genesis. In this book, it's said that Japheth's descendants helped to repopulate the earth after the flood. This name has two possible meanings, depending on its roots. In Aramaic, it could mean "may he extend," while in Hebrew, it might mean "beautiful." Japheth also features in Stephen Schwartz’s musical Children of Eden, which is based on the Book of Genesis, helping to make this a name with a strong familial association.

Japheth Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Japheth is currently #2222 on The Bump
Boy:Japheth is currently #674 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Japheth is currently #7452 in U.S. births
Boy:Japheth is currently #2556 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 1138
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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