Yossi name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yossi mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yossi

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Yossi means "'To add'" and is of Hebrew origin.
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Notable Persons Named Yossi

Notable Persons Named Yossi

Yossi Benayoun

Yossi Benayoun is a soccer player for the Maccabi Haifa F.C., F.C. Dimona, Hapoel Be'er Sheva F.C., Ajax Youth Academy, Racing de Santander, West Ham United F.C., Liverpool F.C., Chelsea F.C., Arsenal F.C., Queens Park Rangers F.C., Israel national under-17 football team, and Israel national under-18. Yossi was born on May 5th, 1980 in Dimona.

Yossi Cohen

Yossi Cohen is a National Security Advisor, Director of the Mossad, National Security Advisor (Israel), and Director of theMossad. Yossi was born in 1961 in Jerusalem.

Yossi Ghinsberg

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Yossi Vardi

Yossi Vardi is an entrepreneur and investor. Yossi was born in 1942 in Tel Aviv.

Yossi Dina

Yossi Dina is a founder, owner and ceo, and the dina collection. Yossi was born on August 21st, 1954 in Israel.

Yossi Sassi

Yossi Sassi is a progressive rock and progressive metal musician, producer, composer, and record producer. He plays Guitar, Bouzouki, Bouzoukitara, Saz, Oud, Chumbush, Charrango etc, and in total about 17 different string instruments. He has had major accomplishments since 1991. Yossi was born on February 5th, 1975.


Fun Facts about the name Yossi

  • How Popular is the name Yossi? Yossi is the 21,694th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yossi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 320 babies born with the first name Yossi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yossi to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yossi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Yossi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yossi is Sunday, May 6th, 1979.
  • What year had the most people named Yossi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yossi was in 2018 with a total of 30 babies.
  • Random Yossi Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yossi is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 19 babies in New York have the same name in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Yossi: The name spelled backwards is Issoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Soisy. How do you pronounce that?
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