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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yaffa

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  1. A submission from Illinois, U.S. says the name Yaffa means "Beautiful" and is of Jewish origin.
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Notable Persons Named Yaffa

Notable Persons Named Yaffa

Yaffa Eliach

Yaffa was born on May 31st, 1937 in Eišiškės.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaffa

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaffa


Booba is a french hip hop and gangsta rap rapping, fashion design, and entrepreneurship. His ongoing career started in 1994. Booba was given the name Élie Yaffa on December 9th, 1976. Booba is also known as B2O, B2OBA, Kopp, Saddam Hauts de Seine, and Le Duc de Boulogne.

Sami Yaffa

Sami Yaffa is a rock music, glam punk, glam rock, and blues musician. He plays Bass guitar. His most notable accomplishments were from 1977 to present. Sami was given the name Sami Takamäki on June 17th, 1963 in Espoo.

Yusupha Yaffa

Yusupha Yaffa is a sports team member for the MSV Duisburg.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yaffa U.S.
  White 87.60% 64.26%
  African American 10.74% 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 Yaffa

People with the last name Yaffa are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Yaffa

  • How Popular is the name Yaffa? Yaffa is the 19,610th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yaffa was the 138,304th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yaffa have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 385 babies born with the first name Yaffa in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yaffa 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 Yaffa? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yaffa first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yaffa is Thursday, May 24th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Yaffa born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yaffa was in 2019 with a total of 19 babies.
  • Random Yaffa Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yaffa is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New York have the same name in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Yaffa: The name spelled backwards is Affay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Fafay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yaffa? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 121 people with the last name Yaffa.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yaffa? Yaffa is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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