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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Yoshi

  • How many people with the first name Yoshi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 190 babies born with the first name Yoshi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yoshi to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yoshi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Yoshi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yoshi is Wednesday, August 16th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Yoshi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yoshi was in 2011 with a total of 17 babies.
  • Random Yoshi Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first 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.
  • Weird things about the name Yoshi: Your name in reverse order is Ihsoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Osyhi. How do you pronounce that?
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Popularity of Yoshi as a first name

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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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.

From Japanese ヨッシー (Yosshī, “Yoshi”, the Super Mario Brothers dinosaur character), 義 (Yoshi, common Japanese male given name), and many other spellings. See よし.

  1. A Japanese male given name.

Yoshi was also found in the following language(s): Japanese

Other Inspirations for the Name Yoshi

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What does the name Yoshi mean?

Yis for youthful, your eternal look.

Ois for openness, it's refreshing!

Sis for sincere, a model of truth.

His for humble, a saintly quality.

Iis for inclusive, never leaving others out

Past life for Yoshi born Dec 14, 1995

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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 USA South-Central approximately on 1250. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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