Naphtali - Meaning of Naphtali

What does Naphtali mean?

[ 3 syll. nap-(h)ta-li, na-pht-ali ] The baby boy name Naphtali is pronounced as NAEF-Tah-Lay in English †. Naphtali is an English and German name of Hebrew origin. Naphtali is of the meaning wrestling. A biblical name, its meaning is derived literally from the word 'naphtali'. The name was borne in the Bible by one of the sons of Jacob, in reference to the struggle or wrestle between Rachel and Leah for the favours of Jacob.

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Naphtali is not widely used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names.

A baby name that sounds like Naphtali is the name Neftalí.

† Pronunciation for Naphtali: N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)"

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