Yousif - boys name

Yousif name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 81%

Yousif name meaning:

The name Yousif is a variant of the name Joseph, which is of Hebrew origin and means "God will increase." It is a common Arabic name often given to boys, particularly in Muslim communities. The name has deep religious and historical significance, as Joseph is an important figure in the Bible and the Quran.

In the Bible, Joseph is known for his colorful coat and his remarkable ability to interpret dreams. He becomes a prominent figure in Egypt, rising to power and ultimately reuniting with his family. In the Quran, Joseph is also revered as a prophet and is known for his righteousness and wisdom.

The name Yousif carries with it a sense of strength, faith, and divine blessing. It embodies the idea of God's providence and the potential for growth and abundance in one's life. It is a name that holds great historical and religious significance, representing the qualities of perseverance, leadership, and spiritual insight.


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Overall UK ranking: 888 out of 4789

34 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Yousif

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