What does Naftali mean?
Naftali [naf-tali] as a boys' 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.
Associated with: biblical.
(male) Naftale, Newtali, ..
(female) Naftala, Naftani, .. Middle name pairings:
Naftali Zephyr (N.Z.), ..
How popular is Naftali?
Naftali is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#120330 out of 150436, Top 80%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Naftali entered the list in 2005 and reached its peak position of #1933 in the U.S. in 2006, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Neftali is the only other popular related form of Naftali. Adoption of these relations of Naftali was common among parents in the year 2003 (average #1873).
Similar NamesRecommended names are Gamali, Nata, Natal, Natale, Natalino, Natalio, Nataly and Natan. Like Naftali, these names are not commonly used.