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Yusef /yu-sef/ as a name for boys. Yusef's name origin is Hebrew, and the meaning of Yusef is "the Lord increases". Yusef is an alternate form, with the suffix -ef, of Yusuf (Hebrew): variation of Joseph.


Yusef has 3 variants: Yosef, Yoseff and Yusuff.

Kreatif forms: Yaasef, Yasef, Yeosef. [more]

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Yusef is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#134037 out of 150436, Top 89%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Yusef and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Yusef (outside Top 1000) are Yosef (#709 in recent rankings) and Yusuf (#589). Other forms, like Yusuff, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Yusef reached its peak in 2013 (average #645) and has remained as conventional to this day (#649, 1% less). Yosef has historically been the top pick of parents, though Yusuf is now the most fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Yosef, Yusuf in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Yusef and related baby names outside U.S.

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Yusef is alike in pronunciation to Asaf, Iosef, Iosif, Yousef, Yusif, Yussuf and Yuszef. Another recommended similar baby name is Yusup. Like Yusef, these names are not frequently used.