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Meaning and Name Origin

Yussuf \yu(s)-suf\ as a name for boys has the meaning "Jehovah increases". Yussuf is a variation of Joseph (Hebrew). Unique as a name for kids.


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

Yussuf has 37 more different forms via Joseph: Che, Giuseppe, Giuseppino, Iosep, Iosip, Jessop, Jessup, Jo, Jodi, Jodie, Jody, Joey, Joop, Joos, Jose, Josef, Joseito, Joselito, Josep, Josephe, Josephus, Josif, Josip, Joss, Josue, Joszef, Jozef, Osip, Pepe, Pepito, Peppi, Pino, Pipo, Sepp, Seppi, Yusup and Yuszef.


Yussuf is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Yussuf is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Yussuf and associated names. Joseph (#20 a year ago), Jose (#76), Josue (#269), Yusuf (#589), Joey (#686), Yousef (#766), Josephus, Josef, Jodie, Jody and Giuseppe are the prominent varying forms of Yussuf (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during 1970-1979 and is somewhat lower today, with the forms Joey, Josef, Jody, Jodie and Giuseppe becoming somewhat dated. Yousef (#766), Yusuf (#589) and Josue (#269) are three of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Giuseppe, Jodie, Jody, Joey, Jose, Josef, Joseph, Josephus, Josue, Yousef, Yusuf in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Yussuf is alike in pronunciation to Yusef and Yusuff. Like Yussuf, these names are not commonly used.