Youssef - A very unique male name

  Aug 15,2020      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Youssef, meaning Jehovah increases, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1991 on position #3531. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Youssef and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Youssef? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Youssef. The baby boy name Youssef was given to 102 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1183 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 16,089 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Youssef peaked in popularity 8 years ago in 2012 on position 1183.

Famous with this name

Youssef Chaban
Youssef Daoud
Amr Youssef

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Youssef is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Youssef is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #386 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,444.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Youssef is where you live.

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Youssef origin and meaning

Youssef is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means Jehovah increases. To see famous people named Youssef, pop culture references for the name Youssef and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Youssef

We've found the following names that sound similar to Youssef, sorted by popularity.

Yosef / Yusuf / Yaakov / Yousef / Yakov / Yusef / Yousuf / Yousif / Yoseph / Youssouf /

Name statistics

Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)

Chart position per state (visualized)

Chart position per year (table view)

Year Rank

Chart position per state (table view)

State Rank
New York679
New Jersey1103

Even more about Youssef

These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Youssef a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Youssef?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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Name Youssef
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 16,089
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1991
2012 births +102

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