The name Japhy is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "he expands". Japhy and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".
From the experts:
Japhy Ryder was a hero of Jack Kerouac's Dharma Bums. Compared with Moses and Noah, Japhy sounds downright adorable and eminently baby-worthy.