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What does Yussuf mean?

Yussuf Pronunciation of Yussuf [yus-suf] as a name for boys has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Yussuf is "Jehovah increases". Yussuf is an alternate spelling of Joseph (Hebrew). Biblical: the son of Jacob who.


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

3 more different relations via Joseph: Jessup, Yusup and Yuszef.

Creative forms:
(male) Yasuf, Yisuf, ..

(female) Yuspha, Yusse, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yussuf Emmet (Y.E.), ..

How popular is Yussuf?

Yussuf is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#111740 out of 150436, Top 74%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Joseph (#21 a year ago), Yusuf (#592) and Yousef (#786) are the prominent varying forms of Yussuf (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Yusup, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Yussuf was at its highest during 1910-1919 (adoption of 2.69%) and is now much reduced (adoption 0.64%, 76%), with the form Joseph becoming somewhat dated. Yusuf and Yousef are two of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Yussuf is alike in pronunciation to Yosef, Yoseff, Yusef and Yusuff. Another recommended name is Yasser. Like Yussuf, these names are not commonly used.

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