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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yunis mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Yunis

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Alt. Meaning

Y is for yippee, and the things that inspire you to yell it

U is for upstanding, the honorable way to be

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

S is for share, your talents, time, and possessions with others

Notable Persons Named Yunis

Yunis Abdelhamid is an athlete for the Valenciennes FC and AC Arles-Avignon. Yunis was born on September 28th, 1987 in Montpellier, France.


His career lasted from 2015 to 2015. He died on June 2nd, 2015.



Yunis Huseynov is a soccer player for the Neftchi PFK, Kapaz PFC, ANS Pivani Bakı FK, and Azerbaijan national football team. Yunis was born on February 1st, 1965 in Ganja, Azerbaijan.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yunis

Samora was born in Tigray Region.



Francisco was born on August 12th, 1964 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


Osman Yunis is a soccer player for the Ports Authority F.C. and Sierra Leone national football team. Osman was born on March 13th, 1982 in Bo, Sierra Leone.


Jakub Yunis is a sports team member for the SK Sigma Olomouc.


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Popularity of Yunis as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yunis U.S.
  White 57.91% 64.26%
  African American 6.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 6.73% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 5.39% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 23.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yunis

People with the last name Yunis are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Yunis

  • How Popular is the name Yunis? Yunis is the 26,737th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yunis was the 66,553rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yunis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 202 babies born with the first name Yunis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yunis 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 Yunis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Yunis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yunis is Saturday, January 10th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Yunis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yunis was in 2017 with a total of 29 babies.
  • Random Yunis Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yunis is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Yunis: Your name in reverse order is Sinuy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ysiun. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yunis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 297 people with the last name Yunis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yunis? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yunis as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.