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Girl Names Starting with Yo-

Yo- baby names and what they mean, with 13 results. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.15%) and has become much reduced since, with names such as Yolanda becoming somewhat outmoded. Yoak (top 29%) and Yohn (9%) are popular Yo- last names. Here is the list of Yo- names for boys.

Yo- names

Yoana - Youliya

Yoana and variantsYoana, var. Yoanah, Yoanna, Yoannah
From Hebrew. "God is gracious." Yoona is also a slightly prominent girl's name.

Origin fr. Spanish, Italian words. "Delight." Unconventional. Compare Yoconda with popular last names Yoneda (top 33%), Yanda (25%), which also end with -da. See also Yolonda.

Form of Ioanna. Derived fr. Hebrew word. "He (God) has favored me." Yohanna was not among 2015's Top names.

Origin fr. Japanese word. "Good, positive." Yoko is prevalent (top 48%) as a feminine name.

Violet and variantsYolanda1, Yolande1, Yolane, Yolantha1, Yolanthe1
Forms of Violet. Source fr. Latin language. "Purple." Unconventional, with usage of 0.004% for Yolanda and variants as girls' names in 2015, less than 0.005% the year before.

Yolanda and variantsYolanda2, var. Yola, Yolaiza, Yoland, Yolande2, Yolantha2, Yollande, Yolanthe2, Yolette, Yolie, Yolonda
Root fr. Greek, Spanish. "Violet flower." Yolanthe and variants rose in popularity in the 1970s and have become less common, with Yolanda going out of style.

Form of Jolan. Stems fr. Greek language. "Violet flower." Yolante and Yulanne are creative variations. See also Yolande.

Yolantha3, Yolanthe3, Yolley, Yollie
Forms of Iolanthe. Source fr. Greek word. "Violet flower." Rare. Yolantha, Yolanthe, etc. are not found in the US Demographics.

Yonina1, var. Yona, Yonah, Yonina2, Yoninah, Yonita, Yonit
Origin fr. Hebrew language. "Dove." Yonah and variants are hardly found as feminine names, and Yona occurs commonly (upper 78%) as a last name.

Yordan, var. Yordana, Yordanna
From Hebrew element. "Descend." Not in popularity charts.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yo- names: Yoana, Yola, Yolanda, Yolande, Yolonda

Yosepha, var. Yosefa
Root fr. Hebrew. "Jehovah increases." Yosepha and Yosefa were not Top birth names in 2015.

Yoslene, var. Yosleen, Yoslina, Yosline
Derivative of Old German. "The Gauts." Uncommon, with the -ne ending for Yoslene, Yosline, like Yolanne, Yasmene.

Var. of Yuliya. Stems fr. Russian, Latin elements. "Youthful." Youliya is not a Top 2000 name.

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Summary Index of names [and variants] for Yo- names for girls.

1. Yoana - Youliya
Yoana [Yoanah, Yoanna, Yoannah], Yoconda, Ioanna [Yohanna], Yoko, Violet [Yolane, Yolanda, Yolande, Yolanthe, Yolantha], Yolanda [Yolie, Yoland, Yolonda, Yolette, Yolande, Yolanthe, Yolantha, Yollande, ..], Jolan [Yolanne], Iolanthe [Yollie, Yolley, Yolantha, Yolanthe], Yonina [Yona, Yonit, Yonah, Yonita, Yonina, Yoninah], Yordan [Yordana, Yordanna], Yosepha [Yosefa], Yoslene [Yosleen, Yoslina, Yosline], Yuliya [Youliya]

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