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Meaning and name origin

Japhet \j(a)-phet\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Japhet is "comely". Japhet is a variant of Yaphet (Hebrew): actor Yaphet Koto.


Japhet is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Japhet for boys. Japhet has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Japhet name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Japheth. Like Japhet, this name is not commonly used.