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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Younes

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Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

O is for observant, nothing gets by you!

U is for understanding, you show for others.

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

E is for extra, those little things you do!

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

Notable Persons Named Younes

Younès Belhanda is a soccer player for the FC Schalke 04, FC Dynamo Kyiv, Montpellier HSC, France national under-20 football team, and Morocco national football team. Younès was born on February 25th, 1990 in Avignon.


Younès Kaboul is a soccer player for the Sunderland A.F.C., AJ Auxerre, Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Portsmouth F.C., France national under-21 football team, and France national football team. Younès was born on January 4th, 1986 in Saint-Julien-en-Genevois, France.


Younes El Aynaoui is a tennis player. Younes was born on September 12th, 1971 in Rabat, Morocco.


Mister You is a hip hop music musician. He was most prominent from 2003 to present. Mister was given the name Younès Latifi on February 5th, 1984 in Paris. Mister is also known as Mister You.


Younes Nazarian is a chairman of nazarian enterprises. Younes was born in Iran.


Younes Namli is a soccer player for the SC Heerenveen and Akademisk Boldklub. Younes was born on June 20th, 1994.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Younes

Amin Younes is a soccer player for the AFC Ajax, Borussia Mönchengladbach, FC Kaiserslautern, FC Kaiserslautern II, Jong Ajax, and Germany national youth football team. Amin was born on August 6th, 1993 in Düsseldorf, Germany.


Hamza Younés is a soccer player for the CS Concordia Chiajna, PFC Ludogorets Razgrad, US Monastir, CS Sfaxien, Étoile Sportive du Sahel, FC Petrolul Ploiești, PFC Botev Plovdiv, Tractor Sazi F.C., and Tunisia national football team. Hamza was born on April 16th, 1986 in Monastir, Tunisia.


Lincoln Younes is an actor. He was most active from 2009 to 2009. Lincoln was born on January 31st, 1992 in Melbourne.


Imed Ben Younes is a soccer player for the Sfax Railways Sports, Étoile Sportive du Sahel, CS Sfaxien, Al-Wakrah Sport Club, Espérance Sportive de Tunis, EO Goulette et Kram, and Tunisia national football team. Imed was born on June 16th, 1974 in Sfax.


Ayman Younes is a soccer player for the Zamalek SC and Egypt national football team. Ayman was born on February 20th, 1964 in Cairo.


Younes was given the name Asakere .


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International Interest for Younes

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Popularity of Younes as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Younes U.S.
  White 88.44% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.19% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.32% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 5.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Younes

People with the last name Younes are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Younes

  • How Popular is the name Younes? Younes is the 23,073rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Younes was the 20,157th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Younes have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 269 babies born with the first name Younes in the United States. That's more than enough people named Younes 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 Younes? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1999 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Younes first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Younes is Saturday, January 1st, 1916.
  • What year had the most people named Younes born? The highest recorded use of the first name Younes was in 2017 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Younes Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Younes is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Younes: Your name in reverse order is Senuoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsyeou. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Younes? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,324 people with the last name Younes.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Younes? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Younes as their last name since less than 1 person in 222k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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