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Yafet name meaning

First Name
354
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yafet mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yafet

User Submitted Origins

Amharic
53%
Eritrea
45%
English
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Australia, the name Yafet means "Handsome and beautiful".
  2. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Yafet is of Amharic origin and means "Handsome beautiful".
  3. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Yafet means "Beautiful,Handsome".
  4. According to a user from Minnesota, U.S., the name Yafet means "Handsome".
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Fun Facts about the name Yafet

  • How Popular is the name Yafet? Yafet is the 20,568th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yafet have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 354 babies born with the first name Yafet in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yafet to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yafet? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Yafet born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yafet was in 2016 with a total of 28 babies.
  • Random Yafet Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yafet is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Yafet: The name spelled backwards is Tefay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Afety. How do you pronounce that?
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