What does Yusef mean?
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.
(male) Yasef, Yeosef, ..
(female) Yuse, Yusefa, ..
How popular is Yusef?
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)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Yusef for boys. Yusef was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #1289 in the U.S. in the 1970s, and is presently at #1908. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Yusef and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Yusef (#1908 in recent rankings) are Yosef (#709 in recent rankings) and Yusuf (#589). Other forms, like Yusuff, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Yusef was at its peak in 2014 (average #1068). Yosef has historically been the top pick of parents, though Yusuf is now the most fashionable.