< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Enlarged
  • #24316 All Time
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How popular is the name "Yaphet" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 9 0 9
1972 25 5 20
1973 15 0 15
1974 5 0 5
1976 13 0 13
1977 11 0 11
1978 6 0 6
1994 6 0 6
1997 5 0 5
1998 8 0 8
1999 8 0 8
2000 6 0 6
2001 6 0 6
2003 11 0 11
2004 8 0 8
2005 5 0 5
2006 14 0 14
2007 13 0 13
2009 13 0 13
2010 9 0 9
2012 12 0 12
2013 7 0 7
2014 6 0 6

Want to know about the populiarty of Yaphet? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 221 babies born with the name Yaphet in the United States. That's more than enough Yaphets to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Yaphet" was in 1972 with a total of 20 babies.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Yaphet" mean? The list below shows the origins of Yaphet as well as things modernly associated with the name Yaphet such as celebrities named Yaphet.


Origin and Meaning of Yaphet

The name "Yaphet" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Enlarged". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Yaphet Kotto

Yaphet Kotto is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1963 to 2008. Yaphet was born in 1937 as Yaphet Frederick Kotto in New York City, New York, U.S.


Alternative Meanings

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

P is for popular, that you are!

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

T is for traditional, somewhat old fashioned.

Your name in reverse order is "Tehpay". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ehtpya". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Yaphet born Oct 25, 2003

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 1875. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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