Yusef 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 Yusef mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yusef

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International Interest
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Alt. Meaning

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

U is for unite, you bring people together.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

F is for future, always looking ahead.

Notable Persons Named Yusef

Notable Persons Named Yusef

Yusef Abdul Lateef

Yusef Abdul Lateef was a new-age music, jazz, post-bop, jazz fusion, swing music, hard bop, third stream, and world music musician. He plays Tenor saxophone, Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Bamboo musical instruments, Shehnai, Shofar, Arghul, Koto (instrument), Piano, and Vocals. His career lasted from 1955 to 2013. Yusef was given the name William Emanuel Huddleston on October 9th, 1920 in United States. Yusef is also known as Yusef Lateef. He left this life on December 23rd, 2013.

Yusef Komunyakaa

Yusef Komunyakaa is a writer. Yusef was given the name James William Brown on April 29th, 1941.

Yusef Hawkins

Yusef Hawkins is a student. Yusef was born on March 19th, 1973.

Yusef ben Hassan of Morocco

Yusef ben Hassan of Morocco is a monarch. He holds the title Sultan of Morocco. His career lasted from 1912 to 1927.

Yusef Khan

Yusef Ahmed

Yusef Ahmed is a soccer player for the Al-Arabi SC (Qatar), Al Sadd SC, Qatar SC, Qatar national under-17 football team, Qatar national under-23 football team, and Qatar national football team. Yusef was born on October 14th, 1988 in Medina, Saudi Arabia. Yusef is also known as Ali and Yusef Ahmed.

  • Yusef Khan-e Gorji

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yusef

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yusef

Anatol Yusef

Anatol Yusef is an actor. Anatol was born on September 7th, 1978 in Barking, East London, UK.

Malik Yusef

Malik Yusef is a hip hop music, contemporary r&b, and spoken word spoken word performer, poet, and spoken word. He has been prominent since 1995. Malik was born on April 4th, 1971.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yusef U.S.
  White 33.33% 64.26%
  African American 45.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.99% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.53% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yusef

People with the last name Yusef are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Yusef

  • How Popular is the name Yusef? Yusef is the 5,786th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yusef was the 97,671st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yusef have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,687 babies born with the first name Yusef in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yusef to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yusef? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Yusef first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yusef is Thursday, August 26th, 1909.
  • What year had the most people named Yusef born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yusef was in 2007 with a total of 88 babies.
  • Random Yusef Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yusef is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 12 babies in California have the same name in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Yusef: The name spelled backwards is Fesuy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yefus. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yusef? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 186 people with the last name Yusef.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yusef? Yusef is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Yusef name meaning

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