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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Niphon

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From Japanese 日本 (formerly Niffon, now Nippon or Nihon) "Japan".

  1. (obsolete) Honshu, the largest island of Japan.

Notable Persons Named Niphon

Niphon was born in 1316 in Lukovë. He passed away in 1411.


Niphon Phanprom is an athlete for the Lampang F.C.


Fun Facts about the name Niphon

  • When was the first name Niphon first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Niphon is Tuesday, April 25th, 1933.
  • How unique is the name Niphon? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Niphon. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Niphon: Your name in reverse order is Nohpin. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nohipn. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Niphon born Mar 5, 1968

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 Central England approximately on 875. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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