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Yussuf

First Name
175
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
634
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yussuf

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
60%
African
30%
Hebrew
10%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Yussuf is of Arabic origin and means "Handsome".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Yussuf

Notable Persons Named Yussuf

Yussuf Poulsen

Yussuf Poulsen is a soccer player for the RB Leipzig, BK Skjold, Lyngby Boldklub, Denmark national under-17 football team, and Denmark national under-19 football team. Yussuf was born on June 15th, 1994 in Copenhagen.

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Yussuf Izzuddin Shah

Yussuf Izzuddin Shah was royalty. He holds the title Sultan of Perak. His career lasted from 1948 to 1963. Yussuf was born as the child of Abdul Jalil of Perak on January 15th, 1890 in Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Federated Malay States, British Malaya. He passed away on January 4th, 1963.

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Yussuf Saleh

Yussuf Saleh is a soccer player for the AFC United, Råsunda IS, AIK Fotboll, Hässelby SK, Vasalunds IF, Ciudad de Murcia, Syrianska FC, FC Tobol, IK Sirius Fotboll, and Ethiopia national football team. Yussuf was born on March 22nd, 1984 in Solna Municipality.

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Yussuf Ndikumana

Yussuf Ndikumana is a soccer player for the Lydia Ludic Burundi Académic FC. Yussuf was born on July 1st, 1995.

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Yussuf Hamis

Yussuf was born on May 10th, 1921 in Reineh. He passed away on September 22nd, 1986.

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Yussuf Khamis

Yussuf Khamis is a for Nungwi, Member of Parliament, and National Assembly (Tanzania). Yussuf was born on August 13th, 1964 in Zanzibar.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Yussuf

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yussuf

Adi Yussuf

Adi Yussuf is a soccer player for the Mansfield Town F.C., Leicester City F.C., Tamworth F.C., Burton Albion F.C., Lincoln City F.C., Gainsborough Trinity F.C., Harrogate Town F.C., Histon F.C., and Oxford City F.C. Adi was born on February 20th, 1992 in Zanzibar.

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Bashir Yussuf

Bashir was born in 1905.

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Rashid Yussuf

Rashid Yussuf is a sports team member for the Arka Gdynia.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yussuf U.S.
  White 1.58% 64.26%
  African American 94.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.68% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yussuf

People with the last name Yussuf are most frequently African American

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Fun Facts about the name Yussuf

  • How Popular is the name Yussuf? Yussuf is the 29,568th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yussuf was the 35,489th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yussuf have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 175 babies born with the first name Yussuf in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yussuf 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 Yussuf? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2005 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Yussuf first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yussuf is Saturday, October 26th, 1935.
  • What year had the most people named Yussuf born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yussuf was in 2010 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Yussuf Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yussuf is not a popular baby boy's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Minnesota have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Yussuf: The name spelled backwards is Fussuy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Syfuus. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yussuf? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 634 people with the last name Yussuf.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yussuf? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yussuf as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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