Arabic variation of Joseph, Hebrew
"Jehovah increases"

Yusuf Origin and Meaning

The name Yusuf is boy's name of Arabic origin meaning "Jehovah increases".
In the US, Yousef is a less commonly used spelling.

In England and Wales, both variants are even more popular.
# 569 in the US

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Famous People Named Yusuf

  • Yusuf Islam aka Cat StevensAmerican singer,songwriter
  • Yusuf AkgunTurkish actor
  • Yusuf alQaradawi, Egyptian Islamic theologian
  • Yusuf HamdaniIranian Sufi mystic
  • Yusuf PathanIndian cricketer
  • Yusuf AlliNigerian Olympic long jumper

Yusuf in Pop Culture

  • Yusufchemist in the movie Inception, portrayed by Dileep Rao
  • Yusuf AlKaysani, aka Joe, from the film and comics series "The Old Guard"