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What does Yusif mean?

Yusif Pronunciation of Yusif as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Yusif is "Jehovah increases". Yusif is an alternate form of Joseph (Hebrew). Biblical: the son of Jacob who.


VARIANTS Yusuf, Yussuf, Yousef, Iosif, Iosef

RELATED FORMS VIA JOSEPH Iosip, Josef, Josif, Josip, Osip, Yusup, Yuszef

(male) Yasif, ..

(female) Yusi, ..

Yusif Maxx (Y.M.), ..

How popular is Yusif?

Yusif is an uncommon given name for men. Yusif is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Joseph (#23 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Yusuf (#567), Yousef (#790) and Josef (#1819) are the prominent alternative forms of Yusif (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other forms, like Iosif, are uncommon. These relations of Yusif were favored as birth names a century ago (AVERAGE #1364) and are now significantly less conventional (#799, 79%), with the form Joseph going out of style. Joseph has historically been a favorite of parents, although Yousef seems to be gaining popularity too. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Yusif is alike in pronunciation to Asaf, Yosef, Yoseff, Yusef and Yusuff. Other recommended sound-alike names are Yasir, Yuri, Yuria, Yurii, Yurik and Yuriy. Like Yusif, these names are not frequently used.

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