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Gender: Female Meaning of Yaffa: "beautiful" Origin of Yaffa: Hebrew

The name Yaffa is a girl's name of Hebrew origin meaning "beautiful". Yaffa and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Beautiful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven/Hell/Purgatory Alphabetical Girls".

From the experts:

A modern Hebrew translation of Shayna, the Yiddish word for "beautiful," and commonly heard in Israel.

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Famous People Named Yaffa

Yaffa Eliach, Polish-American Holocaust scholar

Pop Culture References for the name Yaffa

Yafeal, Yafa, Yafit, Yaffit


bagel3 Says:


sounds a little like "yiffa" and i dont think you want to name your child that