[ 2 syll. yap-het, ya-ph-et ] The baby boy name Yaphet is pronounced Yaa-FEH-T †. Yaphet is of Hebrew origin and it is also used mainly in the Hebrew language. The meaning of the name is 'handsome'.
Yaphet is a variant transcription of Japheth (English and Hebrew).
Variation transcriptions of Yaphet include Japheth (English), Yafet, Yapheth, Yaphethe, and Yaphett.
See also the related categories, handsome (honorable) and hebrew.
Yaphet is unusual as a baby boy name. It is not listed in the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Yaphet include Yafet, Yapheth, Yaphethe, Yaphett, Yebedee, Yebedi, Yebedie, Jocheved, Ubade, Ubaed, Ubaede, Ubah, Ubaid, Ubaide, and Ubayd.
† English pronunciation for Yaphet: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"