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Gender: Male Origin of Yusuf: Arabic variation of Joseph Meaning of Joseph: Hebrew, "Jehovah increases" Yusuf's Popularity in 2017: #568

The name Yusuf is a boy's name of Arabic origin. Yusuf is ranked #568 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Boy Names Uncommon in the US and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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In the US, Yousef is a less commonly used spelling. In England and Wales, both variants are even more popular.

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Famous People Named Yusuf

Yusuf Islam aka Cat Stevens, American singer-songwriter
Yusuf Akgun, Turkish actor
Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Egyptian Islamic theologian
Yusuf Hamdani, Iranian Sufi mystic
Yusuf Pathan, Indian cricketer
Yusuf Alli, Nigerian Olympic long jumper

Pop Culture References for the name Yusuf

Yusuf, chemist in the movie Inception, portrayed by Dileep Rao

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