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Meaning and name origin

Naftali \n(a)-fta-li, naf-tali\ as a boy's name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Naftali is "struggling". Biblical: a son of Jacob and one of the ancestors of the 12 tribes of Israel.


Naftali has 6 variant forms: Naphtali, Naphthali, Neftali, Nefthali, Nephtali and Nephthali.


Naftali is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#80692 out of 88799, Top 91%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Naftali and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Neftali. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Neftali in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Naftali and related baby names outside U.S.