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Gender: Male Meaning of Naphtali: "wrestling, struggling" Origin of Naphtali: Hebrew

The name Naphtali is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "wrestling, struggling". Naphtali and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- BOYS".

From the experts:

Rarely used biblical choice -- he's a son of Jacob -- with a bit of a white-bearded image.

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Famous People Named Naphtali

Naphtali, sixth son of Jacob, founder of the Israelite Tribe of Naphtali
Naphtali "Tuli" Kupferberg, American poet and musician of band the Fugs
Naphtali Daggett, American minister and former president of Yale University
Naphtali Hirz Wessely, German-Jewish scholar
Naphtali Lewis, American papyrologist
Naphtali Cohen, Russian-German rabbi
Naphtali Lau-Lavie, Israeli journalist and diplomat
Naphtali Keller, Austrian scholar

Pop Culture References for the name Naphtali

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