Yosef - Meaning of Yosef
[ 2 syll. yo-sef, yos-ef ] The baby boy name Yosef is pronounced as YowSEHF †. Yosef is primarily used in the Arabic and Hebrew languages, and it is of Hebrew origin. Yosef is a form of the English, French, and German name Joseph. A variant of Yosef is the Hebrew pet form Yosi.
Yosef is a somewhat popular baby name for boys. The name has been increasing in popularity since the 2010s. At the modest height of its usage in 2012, 0.016% of baby boys were given the name Yosef. Its ranking then was #716. Within all boy names in its group, Yosef was the most widely used in 2012.
Baby names that sound like Yosef include Ioseph (Gaelic, Irish, and Russian), Josyf (Polish), Yaacob, Yaaqov, Yackeev, Yackiv, Yacoub, Yacov, Yakeev, Yakeeve, Yakeiv, Yakeive, Yakieve, Yakiv (Ukrainian), Yakive, Yakob, Yakov (Russian, Hebrew, and Slavic), Yakup (Turkish), Yashiv (Hebrew), and Yashuv (Hebrew).
† English pronunciation for Yosef: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"