< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Japanese
  • Meaning: Positive
  • #73929 All Time
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How popular is the name "Yo" in the U.S.?

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Want to know about the populiarty of Yo? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9 babies born with the name Yo in the United States. The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2007 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Yo" was in 2007 with a total of 9 babies.

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Yo" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of only 9 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Yo popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Yo in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Yo" mean? The list below shows the origins of Yo as well as things modernly associated with the name Yo such as celebrities named Yo.


Origin and Meaning of Yo

The name "Yo" is of Japanese origin, and it means "Positive". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

Your name in reverse order is "Oy". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Oy". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Yo born Mar 5, 1928

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1125. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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