Youssef

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3k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Youssef

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  • A user from Tunisia says the name Youssef is of Arabic origin and means "God adds".
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Notable Persons Named Youssef

Youssef El-Arabi is a soccer player for the Granada CF, Stade Malherbe Caen, USON Mondeville, Al-Hilal FC, and Morocco national football team. Youssef was born on February 3rd, 1987 in Caen, France.

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Youssef Aït Bennasser is a soccer player for the AS Nancy. Youssef was born on July 7th, 1996 in Morocco.

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Youssef Chahine was a film director, actor, writer, and producer. Youssef was given the name Youssef Gabriel Chahine on January 25th, 1926 in Alexandria. He died on July 27th, 2008.

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Youssef Toutouh is a soccer player for the F.C. Copenhagen, Boldklubben af 1893, Hvidovre IF, Esbjerg fB, Denmark national under-19 football team, and Denmark national under-21 football team. Youssef was born on October 6th, 1992 in Copenhagen.

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Youssef Msakni is a soccer player for the Lekhwiya SC, Stade Tunisien, Espérance Sportive de Tunis, and Tunisia national football team. Youssef was born on October 28th, 1990 in Tunis.

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Youssef was born on May 15th, 1823 in Ehden. He died on April 7th, 1889.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Youssef

Bassem Youssef is a political satire, news satire, and observational comedy comedian. Bassem was given the name Bassem Muhammad Youssef on March 22nd, 1974 in Cairo.

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Dhafer Youssef is an ethno jazz, world music, sufi music, qawwali, jazz fusion, new-age music, and nu jazz musician and composer. He plays Vocal, Oud, and Human voice. He was most prominent from 1990 to present. Dhafer was born on November 19th, 1967 in Téboulba.

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Syam Ben Youssef is a soccer player for the Stade Malherbe Caen, SC Bastia, Espérance Sportive de Tunis, Leyton Orient F.C., FC Astra Giurgiu, Tunisian Football Federation, and Tunisia national football team. Syam was born on March 31st, 1989 in Marseille.

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Fakhreddine Ben Youssef is a soccer player for the Espérance Sportive de Tunis, CS Sfaxien, FC Metz, and Tunisia national football team. Fakhreddine was born on June 21st, 1991 in Tunis.

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Maarouf Youssef is a soccer player for the Zamalek SC and Ittihad El Shorta. Maarouf was born on February 20th, 1992 in Nigeria.

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Nancy Youssef is a journalist and chief correspondent.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1974 6 0 6
1976 5 0 5
1980 7 0 7
1981 6 0 6
1982 8 0 8
1983 10 0 10
1984 12 0 12
1985 9 0 9
1986 9 0 9
1987 11 0 11
1988 6 0 6
1989 12 0 12
1990 18 0 18
1991 25 0 25
1992 27 0 27
1993 24 0 24
1994 33 0 33
1995 33 0 33
1996 44 0 44
1997 36 0 36
1998 68 0 68
1999 66 0 66
2000 72 0 72
2001 86 0 86
2002 87 0 87
2003 96 0 96
2004 85 0 85
2005 98 0 98
2006 100 0 100
2007 85 0 85
2008 118 0 118
2009 96 0 96
2010 110 0 110
2011 108 0 108
2012 147 0 147
2013 173 0 173
2014 174 0 174
2015 186 0 186
2016 191 0 191
2017 191 0 191

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Popularity of Youssef as a first name

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Popularity of Youssef as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Youssef U.S.
  White 89.38% 64.26%
  African American 1.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.84% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.27% 16.26%

Of Last Name Youssef

People with the last name Youssef are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Youssef

  • How Popular is the name Youssef? Youssef is the 5,613th most popular name of all time. As a last name Youssef was the 8,854th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Youssef have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,678 babies born with the first name Youssef in the United States. That's more than enough people named Youssef to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Youssef? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1974 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Youssef first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Youssef is Tuesday, February 15th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Youssef born? The highest recorded use of the first name Youssef was in 2016 with a total of 191 babies.
  • Random Youssef Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Youssef is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 9 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Youssef: Your name in reverse order is Fessuoy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Fosyeus. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Youssef? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,700 people with the last name Youssef.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Youssef? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Youssef 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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