Diminutive of Japheth
"he expands"

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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Famous People Named Japhy

  • Japhy GrantAmerican TV producer and writer

Japhy in Pop Culture

  • Japhy Rydercharacter in Jack Kerouac's "Dharma Bums"