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Updated: Jul 11, 2024 | 👁️ 7 Views | 🔊 11 Pronunciations
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Gender: Male

Origin: Hebrew

Meaning: Wrestling, Struggle

Pronunciation: NAF-tuh-ly, /ˈnæf.tə.li/, N AE F T AH L IY

Popularity Rank: #90,387

On this page:

  • 1. Naphtali Meaning
  • 2. Naphtali Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Naphtali
  • 4. Translations of Naphtali
  • 5. Naphtali Name Popularity
  • 6. Naphtali popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Naphtali
  • 8. Naphtali Name Poster
  • 9. Names similar to Naphtali

Naphtali Meaning

Meaning 'my struggle,' Naphtali was the sixth son of Jacob and one of the twelve tribes of Israel. He was known for his agility and fleetness.

Naphtali also means "Wrestling, Struggle, Jacob's Son, My Strife, My Struggle, Son of Jacob and one of the twelve tribes of Israel known for his agility and fleetness.".

Naphtali is commonly found in Nigeria, South Africa, United States of America, and 28 more countries.

Naphtali Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: NAF-tuh-ly

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /ˈnæf.tə.li/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: N AE F T AH L IY

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

F: Pronounce as in "fish" (F IH SH)

T: Pronounce as in "top" (T AA P)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Translations of Naphtali

Naphtali Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Naphtali is recorded 272 times globally, ranking it as the 90,387th most common name worldwide.

Naphtali is most prevalent in Nigeria, with 75 occurrences, making it the 7,932th most popular name in the country.

In Nigeria, the name Naphtali is found among 1 in every 15462 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Naphtali Popularity by Country

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Nigeria#7,9321 : 15,462
South Africa#15,3131 : 36,639
United States of America#28,6781 : 36,921

List of countries the name Naphtali is rarely found

Naphtali popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Naphtali from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

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