Baby Names starting with Y for boys

Baby Names from A to Z

Yaakov, var. Yago, Yakob, Yakov, Yacov, Yachov, Yaacob, means "he who supplants". Yaakov and variants are unique as boys' names.

Yaar, means "forest". Yaar is not a Top 1000 name. See also Yasr.

Yaholo, means "he who yells". Rather quirky as a boys' name.

Yakar, means "precious". Yakar is not in the Top 1000. See also Yasir.

Yakim, var. Yachim, Yacheem, means "established by God". Not in Top 1000.

Yale, var. Yael, means "heights, upland; fertile moor". Popularly used, with usage of 0.045% for Yale and Yael as boys' names in 2014, but lower than 0.066% in 2013.

Yanai, means "He will answer". Common surname. Compare Yanai, and surnames Bagai, Hamai, which also end with -ai. See also Yanno.

Yancy, var. Yance, Yancey, Yantsey. Not in Top 1000.

Yann, var. Yannic, Yannick, means "God is gracious". Outside Top 1000.

Yannis, var. Yanni, Yannakis, means "God is gracious". Yanni (cmp. Yanai, Yannes) is a popular surname that begins with Yan-.

Yaphet, var. Yapheth, means "comely". Yaphet and Yapheth are not in the Top 1000.

Yardley, var. Yarley, Yardly, Yardlee, Yardlea, Yeardley, Yardleigh, means "fenced meadow". Popular last names, like surnames Eardley, Girdley, with the -dley ending.

Yarrow. Yarrow is seldom adopted as a boys' name.

Yasahiro, means "serene". Not in Top 1000.

Yasir, var. Yasr, Yasser, Yaseer, means "well to do". Rare. Yasir, like Adair, Blair, ends with the favored masculine-sounding -ir.

Yates, var. Yeats, means "the gates". Rare. Yates, like Ulises, Hawes, ends with the favored masculine-sounding -es.

Yazid, var. Yazeed, means "becoming greater". Unusual. Yazid, like Hilarid, Rasheid, ends with the familiar masculine-sounding -id.

Yehudi, var. Yehuda, Yehudit, Yehudah, Yechudi, Yechudit, means "praise". Rare. Compare Yehudi, Yechudi, and popular surnames Nudi, Rudi, with the -di ending.

Yeoman, var. Youman, means "attendant, servant". Not Top 1000 names.

Yesenin. Yesenin is uncommon as a baby name.

Yevgeny, var. Yevgeniy, means "noble aristocrat". Yevgeny and Yevgeniy were not among 2014's Top names.

Yishachar, var. Yisachar, means "reward will come". Unusual. Yishachar, like Mar, Damar, ends with the popular masculine -ar.

Yitzhak, var. Yitzchak, means "laughter". Not in Top 1000.

Ymir. Rather uncommon as a birth name. See also Emir.

Ynyr. Outside Top 1000.

Yochanan, var. Yohannan, means "God is gracious". Unique. Yochanan (cmp. Buchanan, Janan) ends with the rare masculine-sounding -anan.

Yoelvis. Yoelvis is not a Top 1000 name.

Yonas, means "dove". Rare. Yonas (cmp. Ras, Andras) ends with the common masculine-sounding -as.

Yorath, means "handsome lord". Not in Top 1000.

Yorick, means "farmer". Unique. Yorick (cmp. Bardrick, Shadrick) ends with the common masculine-sounding -rick. See also Yorrick.