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Yousef - Meaning of Yousef

What does Yousef mean?

Meaning of the name YousefJosephJoseYusufJoeYosefJoeyGiuseppeCheJessopPepeIokepaJozioJóskaJosephieJozaJosefBeppiJoesphJoesephJodyIòsephYusefJochjoIosepJodie

[ 2 syll. you-sef, yo-us-ef ] The baby boy name Yousef is pronounced as YUW-SehF †. Yousef is an Arabic and Yiddish name of Hebrew origin. Yousef is a variation of the name Joseph (English, French, and German).

See also the related categories, yiddish, hebrew, and arabic.

Yousef is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2010s. At the recent peak of its usage in 2016, 0.015% of baby boys were given the name Yousef. Its ranking then was #773. Out of the group of boy names directly linked to Yousef, Joseph was the most regularly used in 2016. Its use outnumbered Yousef's by 35 times in that year.

Baby names that sound like Yousef include Youssef (Arabic), Yusef (Arabic and Swahili), 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), and Yosif (Slavic).

† English pronunciation for Yousef: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)"


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