Gender: Male Meaning of Japhy: "he expands" Origin of Japhy: Diminutive of Japheth

Japhy Origin and Meaning

The name Japhy is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "he expands".

Japhy Ryder was a hero of Jack Kerouac's Dharma Bums. Compared with Moses and Noah, Japhy sounds downright adorable and eminently baby-worthy.

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beachbear Says:


Perfect name for a pet giraffe.