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Yunus

First Name
694
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
304
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yunus

User Submitted Origins

Islamic/Muslim
65%
Arabic
21%
English
5%
Kurdish
2%
Aboriginal
2%
Hebrew
2%
Urdu
2%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Turkey, the name Yunus is of Kurdish origin and means "You survived".
  2. A user from Turkey says the name Yunus is of Hebrew origin and means "Dove".
  3. According to a user from Sri Lanka, the name Yunus is of Arabic origin and means "Survivor".
  4. A user from Pakistan says the name Yunus is of Arabic origin and means "The Greatest".
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Notable Persons Named Yunus

Notable Persons Named Yunus

Yunus Mallı

Yunus Mallı is a soccer player for the FSV Mainz 05, KSV Hessen Kassel, Borussia Mönchengladbach, Borussia Mönchengladbach II, and Germany national youth football team. Yunus was born on February 24th, 1992 in Kassel, Germany.

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Yunus Parvez

Yunus Parvez was an actor. He was most prominent from 1963 to 2005. Yunus was born in 1931 in Mahend, Dildarnagar, Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India. He left this life on February 11th, 2007.

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Yunus Nadi Abalıoğlu

Yunus Nadi Abalıoğlu is a journalist. Yunus was born in 1879 in Fethiye.

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Yunus Qanuni

Yunus Qanuni is a Speaker of the House of the People, Vice President of Afghanistan, and Speaker of theHouse of the People. Yunus was born in Panjshir Province.

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Yunus

Yunus was a Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Governor of Egypt, List of Ottoman Grand Viziers, and List of Ottoman governors of Egypt. He passed away on September 13th, 1517.

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Yunus Sentamu

Yunus Sentamu is a soccer player for the CS Sfaxien, AS Vita Club, and Uganda national football team. Yunus was born on August 13th, 1994 in Uganda.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Yunus

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yunus

Muhammad Yunus

Muhammad Yunus is an economist in the fields of microcredit and development economics. Muhammad was born on June 28th, 1940 in Chittagong.

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Monica Yunus

Monica was born in 1979 in Chittagong.

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Subhani ba Yunus

Subhani was born in 1931. He passed away in 2006.

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Mohammad Yunus

Mohammad was born on May 4th, 1884 in Patna. He breathed his last breath on May 13th, 1952.

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Leyla Yunus

Leyla Yunus is a human rights activist. Leyla was born on December 21st, 1955 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Leyla is also known as Leyla Yunusova, Yunusova, and Leyla.

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Yunus

Yunus was a Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Governor of Egypt, List of Ottoman Grand Viziers, and List of Ottoman governors of Egypt. He passed away on September 13th, 1517.

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  • Masaba Yunus
    Founder and Ceo Mas Group of Companies Entrepreneur

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yunus U.S.
  White 10.53% 64.26%
  African American 4.28% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 77.30% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 6.91% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yunus

People with the last name Yunus are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Yunus

  • How Popular is the name Yunus? Yunus is the 13,705th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yunus was the 65,244th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yunus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 694 babies born with the first name Yunus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yunus to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yunus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yunus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yunus is Saturday, January 14th, 1911.
  • What year had the most people named Yunus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yunus was in 2019 with a total of 85 babies.
  • Random Yunus Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yunus is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Illinois have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Yunus: The name spelled backwards is Sunuy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ynuus. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yunus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 304 people with the last name Yunus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yunus? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yunus as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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