What does Yousef mean?
(male) Yasef, Yeosef, ..
(female) Youcey, Yousefa, .. Middle name pairings:
Yousef Aaden (Y.A.), ..
How popular is Yousef?
Yousef is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#18827 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Yousef was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #766 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is at #786 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Yousef (#786 in recent rankings) appearing in the Top 2000 are Joseph (#21 in recent rankings), Jose (#80), Yusuf (#592) and Josef (#1703). Usage of these forms of Yousef was widespread 105 years ago (adoption of 2.8%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.9%, ▼67.1%). Joseph has historically been preferred by parents, though Yousef has become trendy as well over time, while Joseph has become less popular.
Yousef▲ is alike in pronunciation to Yosef▲, Yoseff, Yusef and Yusuff. Other suggested similar names are Yasser, Yoel, Yorke, Youman, Young and Yule. These names tend to be more commonly used than Yousef.See names in meaning and etymology.