Yousif

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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yousif

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  • According to a user from Iraq, the name Yousif is of Hebrew origin and means "The name of prophet joesph, known for being extremely attractive".
  • According to a user from Saudi Arabia, the name Yousif is of Aramaic origin and means "It is the name of a Hewbrew prophet known for being chaste, virtuous, and of exceptional beauty. (Muslims believe in him as well and naming thier children after him is common).".
  • According to a user from California, United States, the name Yousif is of Arabic origin and means "It is name of the prophet Yousif, who is known to be handsome.".
  • According to a user from South Dakota, United States, the name Yousif is of Arabic origin and means "Sword.".

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Notable Persons Named Yousif

Yousif was born on October 8th, 1988 in Khor Fakkan.

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Yousif was born on September 27th, 1952 in Alma El-Chaab, Lebanon.

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Yousif Aljamal is a basketball player for the Tropang TNT, Barako Bull Energy Boosters (2000–11), Sta. Lucia Realtors, Meralco Bolts, and GlobalPort Batang Pier in the Philippine Basketball Association. His ongoing career started in 2007. Yousif was born on June 14th, 1983 in Santa Rita, Pampanga.

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Yousif was born in 1945. He died in 2001.

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Yousif Jaber is a soccer player for the Baniyas Club, Al-Ahli Dubai F.C., and United Arab Emirates national football team. Yousif was born on February 25th, 1985 in United Arab Emirates.

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Yousif bin Abdulrahman Fakhro was a bahraini businessman. Yousif was born in 1871. Yousif is also known as Yousif Al Oud. He died in 1952.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Yousif

Rabah was born on December 11th, 1986 in Omdurman.

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Haitham Yousif is a pop music singing, songwriter, and composer. He plays Lute and Vocals. He has been prominent since 1983. Haitham was given the name Haitham Abed Yousif Sadiq on November 29th, 1969 in Baghdad. Haitham is also known as هيثم عبد يوسف (Arabic).

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Mohamed Yousif is a soccer player for the Al-Sharjah SCC and Al-Ahli Dubai F.C. Mohamed was born on May 25th, 1991 in United Arab Emirates.

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Thamer Yousif is a soccer player for the Al-Zawra'a SC and Iraq national football team. Thamer was born in Iraq.

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Alaa was born on January 3rd, 1982.

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Farouk was born in 1955 in Baghdad.

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How popular is the baby name Yousif in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1984 7 0 7
1985 11 0 11
1988 10 0 10
1989 9 0 9
1990 8 0 8
1992 7 0 7
1993 15 0 15
1994 13 0 13
1995 10 0 10
1996 16 0 16
1997 14 0 14
1998 13 0 13
1999 16 0 16
2000 21 0 21
2001 25 0 25
2002 31 0 31
2003 35 0 35
2004 33 0 33
2005 30 0 30
2006 36 0 36
2007 24 0 24
2008 33 0 33
2009 51 0 51
2010 66 0 66
2011 80 0 80
2012 80 0 80
2013 76 0 76
2014 97 0 97
2015 110 0 110
2016 95 0 95
2017 86 0 86

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Popularity of Yousif as a first name

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Popularity of Yousif as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yousif U.S.
  White 85.52% 64.26%
  African American 5.23% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.56% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.15% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.07% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yousif

People with the last name Yousif are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Yousif

  • How Popular is the name Yousif? Yousif is the 9,600th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yousif was the 8,010th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yousif have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,158 babies born with the first name Yousif in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yousif to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yousif? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Yousif first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yousif is Sunday, January 1st, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Yousif born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yousif was in 2015 with a total of 110 babies.
  • Random Yousif Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yousif is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Yousif: Your name in reverse order is Fisuoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Uyfsoi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yousif? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,130 people with the last name Yousif.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yousif? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Yousif as their last name.

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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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