Youssef - boys name

Youssef name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 81%

Youssef name meaning:

The name Youssef is of Arabic origin and holds great significance in Islamic culture. It is derived from the Arabic name "Yusuf", which is a variation of the Hebrew name "Yosef" meaning "may God add/increase". Youssef is a popular name among Muslims worldwide and is often associated with the biblical figure Joseph, who was known for his wisdom, leadership, and strong moral character.

In Islamic tradition, Youssef is highly regarded as a prophet and is mentioned in the Quran. He is admired for his unwavering faith, resilience, and forgiveness. The name Youssef carries a powerful spiritual connotation, symbolizing strength, piety, and divine blessings. It is believed that those named Youssef may possess qualities such as intelligence, kindness, humility, and the ability to overcome challenges.

Parents who choose to name their son Youssef often do so in the hopes that he will embody the admirable qualities of the prophet Joseph and find success in both the spiritual and worldly aspects of life. The name Youssef carries a sense of honor and pride, reflecting the rich heritage and values of Islamic culture.


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Overall UK ranking: 907 out of 4789

33 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (871)

Historical popularity of Youssef

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