< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880


  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Japanese
  • Meaning: Good, respectful
  • #26541 All Time
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How popular is the name "Yoshi" in the U.S.?

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Want to know about the populiarty of Yoshi? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 185 babies born with the name Yoshi in the United States. That's more than enough Yoshis to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Yoshi" was in 2011 with a total of 17 babies.

According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Yoshi" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1921. Across the entire United States a total of only 5 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Yoshi popular?

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

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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


Origin and Meaning of Yoshi

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

Alternative Meanings

Y is for young, the years never show!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

I is for ideals, no higher!

Your name in reverse order is "Ihsoy". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ihsoy". 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 Yoshi born Jan 11, 1938

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ontario approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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