[ 2 syll. yu-suf, yus-uf ] The baby boy name Yusuf is pronounced as YUW-SahF †. Yusuf is used mostly in Arabic and Swahili, and it is of Hebrew origin. Yusuf is a derivative of the English, French, and German name Joseph.
Yusuf is fairly popular as a baby name for boys. The name has been rising in popularity since the 2000s. At the modest peak of its usage in 2016, 0.025% of baby boys were named Yusuf. It ranked at #566 then. In 2016, out of the group of boy names directly related to Yusuf, Joseph was the most commonly used. It was used 22 times more than Yusuf in that year.
Baby names that sound like Yusuf include Yaaqov, Yackiv, Yacoub, Yacov, Yakeeve, Yakeiv, Yakeive, Yakieve, Yakiv (Ukrainian), Yakive, Yakob, Yakov (Russian, Hebrew, and Slavic), Yakup (Turkish), Yashiv (Hebrew), Yashuv (Hebrew), Yogev (Hebrew), Yosef (Arabic and Hebrew), Yosif (Slavic), Yosip, and Yosipe.
† English pronunciation for Yusuf: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"
A famous person named Yusuf is Yusuf Islam, Singer, born Stephen Demetre Georgiou, 21 July 1948, London, England.