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Y- Names for Boys

Y baby names and what they mean, with 73 results. The more fashionable names for newborns among these are Yaakov (#1017), Yehuda (#953), Yosef (#735), Yousef (#786) and Yusuf (#592), while Yasui (top 33%) and Youtsey (24%) are familiar Y- last names. Here is the list of Y- names for girls.

Yaakov - Yarrow | Yasahiro - Yishachar | Yishai - Ysidro | Ysmael - Yvor

Yaakov - Yarrow

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Y- names: Yaakov, Yael, Yakov, Yale, Yancey, Yancy

Yaakov and variantsYaakov, var. Yaacob, Yachov, Yacov, Yakob, Yago1, Yakov1
Root fr. Hebrew. "He who supplants." Yarkov and Yeokov are creative variations.

Yaar
Derived fr. Hebrew. "Forest." Unusual, but Yaar is similar to common last names Kaar (upper 62%), Baar (19%), which also end with -aar. See also Yasr.

Yachim1, Yakim1
Var. of Jehoiakim. Based on Hebrew language. "Established by God." Outside Top 2000.

Yachim2, Yakim2
Forms of Joachim. From Hebrew element. "Established by God." Not in Top 2000.

YaelYael1
Form of Jael. Stems fr. Hebrew language. "Mountain goat." Usage of Yael as a children's name in 2015 was 17.5% more than in 2005. See also Yoel.

Yago2
Form of Iago. Stems fr. Spanish, Welsh, Hebrew elements. "He who supplants." Yago was not a Top birth name in 2015.

Yaholo
Stems fr. Native American Indian element. "He who yells." Not in popularity charts.

Yakar
From Hebrew word. "Precious." Yakar is rare as a boys' name. See also Makar.

Yakim3, var. Yacheem, Yachim3
Derivative of Hebrew element. "Established by God." Not in popularity charts.

Jacob and variantsYakov2, Yakup, Yaqub
Forms of Jacob. Based on Hebrew element. "He who supplants." Adoption of Yakov and variants as children's names in 2015 was 25% more than in 2014.

Yale and variantsYale, var. Yael2
Stems fr. Welsh, Old English words. "Heights, upland; fertile moor." Yael and forms peaked in popularity less than a decade ago and are less common today.

Yamin, Yamino, Yemin
Var. of Benjamin. Origin fr. Hebrew language. "Son of the right hand." Yamin, Yamino and Yemin are unusual as birth names.

Yanai
Based on Aramaic. "He will answer." Yanai, like the similar-sounding Yanni, occurs more usually as a last name. See also Yanno.

Yancy and variantsYancy, var. Yance, Yancey, Yantsey
Possibly an Indian word for "Englishman" .. Yance and Yantsey are more unique as boys' names among the versions of Yancy.

Yann, var. Yannic, Yannick
Derived fr. French, Hebrew. "God is gracious." Yann, Yannic and Yannick are not frequently adopted as birth names.

Yanni1, Yanno
Var. of John. Based on Hebrew element. "God is gracious." Yanni (upper 20%) and Yanno (97%) are found regularly as surnames.

Yannis, var. Yanni2, Yannakis
From Greek, Hebrew. "God is gracious." Yannis, Yanni and Yannakis are uncommon as children's names.

Yaphet, var. Yapheth
Source fr. Hebrew word. "Comely." Not in popularity charts.

Yardley, var. Yardlee, Yardlea, Yardleigh, Yarley, Yardly, Yeardley
Derived fr. Old English language. "Fenced meadow." Not in Top 2000.

Yarrow
Plant name .. Yarrow, like the similar Darrow, exists more often as a last name.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Y- names for boys.

1. Yaakov - Yarrow
Yaakov [Yago, Yacov, Yakob, Yakov, ..], Yaar, Jehoiakim [Yakim, Yachim], Joachim [Yakim, Yachim], Jael [Yael], Iago [Yago], Yaholo, Yakar, Yakim [Yachim, Yacheem], Jacob [Yakov, Yakup, Yaqub], Yale [Yael], Benjamin [Yemin, Yamin, Yamino], Yanai, Yancy [Yance, Yancey, Yantsey], Yann [Yannic, Yannick], John [Yanni, Yanno], Yannis [Yanni, Yannakis], Yaphet [Yapheth], Yardley [Yardly, Yarley, Yeardley, Yardleigh, ..], Yarrow


Yasahiro, Yasir [Yasr, Yaseer, Yasser], Yates [Yeats], Yazid [Yazeed], Ezekiel [Yechezkel], Ephraim [Yefrem], Igor [Ygor, Yegor], George [Ygor, Yuri, Yuriy, Yurik, ..], Joshua [Yehoshua], Yehudi [Yehuda, Yehudah, Yehudit, Yechudit, ..], Elisha [Yelisei], Emil [Yemelyan], Yeoman [Youman], Jeremiah [Yeremia, Yeremiya, Yeremiyah], Yesenin, Eugene [Yevgeni, Yevgeny], Yevgeny [Yevgeniy], Egor [Ygor], Issachar [Yisachar, Yissachar], Yishachar [Yisachar]


Jesse [Yishai], Israel [Yisrael], Isaac [Yitzhak], Yitzhak [Yitzchak], Ymir, Ingram [Yngraham], Ynyr, Yochanan [Yohannan], Joel [Yoel], Yoelvis, Yonas, Yorath, Yorick, York [Yorke, Yorick, Yorrick], Yosemite, Young, Joseph [Yusuf, Yusup, Yussuf, Yuszef, ..], Yovanny [Yovanni, Yovanney], Isandro [Ysander, Ysandro], Isidore [Ysidro]


Ishmael [Ysmael, Ysmail], Ismail [Ysmal, Ysmail], Yucatan, Udell [Yudale, Yudell], Yukon, Yule, Yuri [Yury, Yurii], Juri [Yuri], Uriah [Yuri, Yuria], Yusuf [Yosef, Yusef, Yusuff, Yoseff], Ivo [Yvo, Yves], Yves [Yvo, Yvon], Ivor [Yvor]

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