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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Neph

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  1. nephew (used in old documents, when it was important to save space, as well as on modern message boards)
  2. (rare, slang) nephrologist

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Neph U.S.
  White 99.08% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Neph

People with the last name Neph are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Neph

  • How Popular is the name Neph? As a last name Neph was the 150,452nd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Neph first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Neph is Friday, February 2nd, 1894.
  • How unique is the name Neph? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Neph. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Neph: Your name in reverse order is Hpen. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Phen. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Neph? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 109 people with the last name Neph.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Neph? Neph is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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Past life for Neph born Jun 3, 1990

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 New Guinea approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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