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What does Yaffa mean?

Yaffa Pronunciation of Yaffa [yaf-fa] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Yaffa is "lovely".

Associated with: lovely (beautiful).


Yaffa has 2 variants: Jaffa and Yaffah.

Creative forms:
(female) Yafa, Yafya, ..

(male) Yafen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yaffa Margarita (Y.M.), ..

How popular is Yaffa?

Yaffa is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#139757 out of 150436, Top 93%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Yaffa has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yaffa name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yaffa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Yaffa is alike in pronunciation to Afia, Afua, Efa, Effi, Effy and Efua. Other suggested similar names are Haifa, Hayfa, Marfa, Rafa, Yaira, Yana, Yanna and Yara. Like Yaffa, these names are not frequently used.

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