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What does Yousef mean?

Yousef Pronunciation of Yousef [yousef] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Yousef means "Jehovah increases". Yousef is a variant form of Joseph (Hebrew). Biblical: the son of Jacob who.

Variations

Yousef has 5 variants: Iosef, Iosif, Yusif, Yussuf and Yusuf.

9 more related forms via Joseph: Iosep, Jose, Josef, Josep, Josif, Joszef, Jozef, Yusup and Yuszef.

Creative forms:
(male) Yasef, Yeosef, ..

(female) Youcey, ..

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yousef name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yousef outside U.S.

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yousef, Jose, Josef, Joseph, Yusuf in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Josef, Joseph outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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