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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jephthah

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  1. A male given name.
  2. A judge described in the Book of Judges of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.

Fun Facts about the name Jephthah

  • How Popular is the name Jephthah? Jephthah is the 69,717th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jephthah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 12 babies born with the first name Jephthah in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jephthah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2015 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Jephthah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jephthah is Wednesday, January 20th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Jephthah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jephthah was in 2015 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Jephthah: Your name in reverse order is Hahthpej. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Jahpthhe. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jephthah born Feb 7, 1991

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 Romania approximately on 1675. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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