Names Starting with Y

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YAfChinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" or other characters with a similar pronunciation.
YAAfWestern African, Akan
Means "born on Thursday" in Akan.
YAARAfHebrew
Means "honeycomb" and "honeysuckle" in Hebrew.
YACHNAfHebrew
Perhaps a feminine form of YACHIN.
YADIRAfSpanish (Latin American), American (Hispanic)
Meaning unknown, possibly derived from an Arabic name. It has been used in Mexico since at least the 1940s, perhaps inspired by the Colombian actress Yadira Jiménez (1928-?), who performed in Mexican films beginning in 1946.
YADONmBiblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JADON.
YAENfHebrew
Means "ostrich" in Hebrew.
YAFAfHebrew
Variant transcription of YAFFA.
YAFEm & fHebrew
Variant and masculine form of YAFFA.
YAFFAfHebrew
Derived from Hebrew יָפֶה (yafeh) meaning "beautiful".
YAFFEm & fHebrew
Variant transcription of YAFE.
YAĞMURf & mTurkish
Means "rain" in Turkish.
YAGOmSpanish
Spanish form of JACOB (or JAMES).
YAHUIf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (huì) meaning "favour, benefit". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
YAHWEHmTheology
A name of the Hebrew God, represented in Hebrew by the tetragrammaton ("four letters") יהוה (Yod Heh Vav Heh), which was transliterated into Roman script as Y H W H. Because it was considered blasphemous to utter the name of God, it was only written and never spoken, which resulted in the original pronunciation becoming lost. The name may have originally been derived from the old Semitic root הוה (hawah) meaning "to be" or "to become".
YAHYAmArabic, Turkish, Persian
Arabic, Turkish and Persian form of Yochanan (see JOHN). This name honours John the Baptist, a prophet in Islam.
YAKIMmRussian
Russian form of JOACHIM.
YAKIRAfHebrew
Means "precious" in Hebrew.
YAKIVmUkrainian
Ukrainian form of JACOB (or JAMES).
YAKOVmHebrew, Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of JACOB (or JAMES), and a Hebrew variant transcription of YAAKOV.
YAKUBmArabic
Variant transcription of YAQUB.
YAKUPmTurkish
Turkish form of JACOB.
YALÇINmTurkish
Means "steep" in Turkish.
YALEmWelsh
From a Welsh surname which was itself derived from a place name meaning "fertile upland" (from Welsh ial).
YALINGfChinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (líng) meaning "tinkling of jade". This name can be formed of other character combinations as well.
YAMmSemitic Mythology
Means "sea" in Ugaritic. Yam was the Ugaritic god of the sea, also associated with chaos, storms and destruction. He was a son of the chief god El.
YAMA (1)mHinduism
Means "twin" in Sanskrit. This is the name of the Hindu god of death. He is also regarded as the first mortal being, or in other words, the first person to die. This name is related to Persian Jam.
YAMA (2)mPashto
Pashto form of JAM.
YAMANUmEgyptian Mythology
Reconstructed Egyptian form of AMON.
YAMATOmJapanese
From YAMATO, an ancient name for Japan. It can also refer to the Yamato period in Japanese history, which lasted into the 8th century. The individual kanji are meaning "great" and meaning "harmony".
YAMIfHinduism
Means "twin, pair" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of the first woman, the twin sister of the first man Yama.
YAMIKANIm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "be grateful, praise" in Chewa.
YAMILAfSpanish (Latin American)
Form of JAMILA used especially in Latin America.
YAMINmBiblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAMIN.
YAMUNAfTamil, Indian, Telugu
From the name of an Indian river, which is possibly derived from the name of the goddess YAMI.
YAN (1)mBelarusian
Belarusian variant of Ioannes (see JOHN).
YAN (2)f & mChinese
From Chinese (yàn) meaning "beautiful, gorgeous" (which is usually only feminine) or (yán) meaning "cliff, rocks", as well as other Chinese characters pronounced in a similar fashion.
YANAfBulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of JANA (1).
YANCYmEnglish
From a surname, which was an Americanized form of the Dutch surname Jansen meaning "JAN (1)'s son".
YANGm & fChinese
From Chinese (yáng) meaning "ocean" or (yáng) meaning "light, sun, male" (which is typically only masculine), as well as other Chinese characters pronounced similarly.
YANICKm & fBreton, French
Masculine and feminine diminutive of YANN.
YANIVmHebrew
Means "he will prosper" in Hebrew.
YANKAfBulgarian
Feminine form of YOAN (2).
YANKELmYiddish
Yiddish diminutive of JACOB.
YANKOmBulgarian
Diminutive of YOAN (2).
YANNmBreton, French
Breton form of JOHN.
YANNAfGreek
Variant transcription of GIANNA.
YANNImGreek
Variant transcription of GIANNI.
YANNICm & fBreton, French
Masculine and feminine diminutive of YANN.
YANNICKm & fBreton, French
Masculine and feminine diminutive of YANN.
YANNISmGreek
Variant transcription of GIANNIS.
YAOmWestern African, Ewe
Means "born on Thursday" in Ewe.
YAQOOBmArabic
Variant transcription of YAQUB.
YAQUBmArabic
Arabic form of Ya'aqov (see JACOB).
YA'RAHmBiblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JARAH.
YARDENm & fHebrew
Hebrew form of JORDAN.
YARDENAfHebrew
Hebrew feminine form of JORDAN.
YAREDmBiblical Hebrew, Eastern African, Ethiopian
Hebrew form of JARED. This form is also used in Ethiopia. It was borne by a semi-legendary 6th-century Ethiopian musician who is considered a saint in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.
YARIKmRussian
Russian diminutive of YAROSLAV.
YAROGNEVmMedieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of JAROGNIEW.
YAROMILmMedieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of JARMIL.
YAROMIRmMedieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of JAROMÍR.
YARONmHebrew
Means "to sing, to shout" in Hebrew.
YARONAfHebrew
Feminine form of YARON.
YAROPOLKmMedieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of JAROPEŁK.
YAROSLAVmRussian, Ukrainian, Medieval Slavic
Russian and Ukrainian form of JAROSŁAW.
YAROSLAVAf & mRussian, Ukrainian, Medieval Slavic
Russian and Ukrainian feminine form of JAROSŁAW.
YASAMINfPersian
Variant transcription of YASMIN.
YAŞARmTurkish
Means "lives, inhabits" in Turkish.
YASEMİNfTurkish
Turkish form of JASMINE.
YASENmBulgarian
Means both "ash tree" and "clear, serene" in Bulgarian.
YASERmPersian, Turkish, Arabic
Persian and Turkish form of YASIR, as well as a variant transcription of the Arabic name.
YASHmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Kannada
Derived from Sanskrit यशस् (yashas) meaning "fame, praise, glory".
YASHAmRussian
Russian diminutive of YAKOV.
YASİNmTurkish
Turkish form of YASIN.
YASINmArabic, Persian, Urdu
From the Arabic letters ي (called ya) and س (called sin). These letters begin the 36th chapter of the Qur'an (surah Ya Sin).
YASIRmArabic, Urdu
Means "to be rich", derived from Arabic يسر (yasira) meaning "to become easy". This was the name of an early Islamic martyr. It was also borne by Yasir Arafat (1929-2004), a leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
YASMEENfPersian, Arabic
Variant transcription of YASMIN.
YASMINfPersian, Arabic, English (Modern)
From Persian یاسمن (yasamen) meaning "jasmine". In modern times it has been used in the English-speaking world, as a variant of JASMINE.
YASMINEfPersian, Arabic, English (Modern)
Variant transcription of YASMIN.
YASSERmArabic, Persian
Variant transcription of YASIR.
YASUf & mJapanese
From Japanese (yasu) meaning "peace, quiet", (yasu) meaning "peaceful" or (yasu) meaning "flat, smooth, level", as well as other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
YATINGf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (tíng) meaning "pretty, graceful". Other character combinations are possible.
YAVORmBulgarian
Bulgarian form of JAVOR.
YAVUZmTurkish
Means "stern, grim" in Turkish.
YAWmWestern African, Akan
Means "born on Thursday" in Akan.
YAWANmBiblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAVAN.
YAWENfChinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (wén) meaning "cloud patterns". This name can be formed of other character combinations as well.
YAXKINmNative American, Mayan
Means "sun" in Mayan.
YAZHUf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (zhù) meaning "lute, zither, build". Other character combinations are also possible.
YEFIMmRussian
Russian form of the Greek name Ευφεμιος (Euphemios), the masculine form of EUPHEMIA.
YEFREMmRussian
Russian form of EPHRAIM.
YEGORmRussian
Russian form of GEORGE.
YEHIELmHebrew
Hebrew form of JEHIEL.
YEHOCHANANmBiblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JOHN (and JEHOHANAN).
YEHOWAHmTheology
Variant spelling of YAHWEH.
YEHU'mBiblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEHU.
YEHUDAmHebrew
Variant transcription of YEHUDAH.
YEJIDEfWestern African, Yoruba
Means "image of the mother" in Yoruba.
YE-JUNmKorean
From Sino-Korean (ye) meaning "art, talent, craft" combined with (jun) meaning "talented, handsome", as well as other hanja combinations.
YEKATERINAfRussian
Russian form of KATHERINE.
YELENAfRussian
Russian form of HELEN.
YELIZAVETAfRussian
Russian form of ELIZABETH. This was the name of an 18th-century Russian empress.
YELYZAVETAfUkrainian
Ukrainian form of ELIZABETH.
YEMELYANmRussian
Russian form of Aemilianus (see EMILIANO).
YÊNfVietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (yên) meaning "calm, peaceful".
YENTEfYiddish
Possibly a variant of YENTL. It also means "gossip" in Yiddish.
YENTLfYiddish
Yiddish form of the French nickname Gentille, meaning "noble, aristocratic".
YEONGf & mKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", as well as other hanja characters which are pronounced similarly. It usually occurs in combination with another character, though it is sometimes used as a stand-alone name. This name was borne by Jang Yeong-sil (where Jang is the surname), a 15th-century Korean scientist and inventor.
YEONG-CHEOLmKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" combined with (cheol) meaning "wise, sage". Other hanja combinations are possible.
YEONG-GImKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "glory, honour, flourish, prosper" and (gi) meaning "rise, stand up, begin". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
YEONG-HOmKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", (yeong) meaning "reflect light" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (ho) meaning "great, numerous, vast" or (ho) meaning "bright, luminous, clear, hoary". Other hanja combinations are possible.
YEONG-HUIfKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (hui) meaning "beauty" or (hui) meaning "enjoy, play". Other combinations of hanja characters can form this name as well.
YEONG-HWANmKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" or (yeong) meaning "dive, swim" combined with (hwan) meaning "shining, brilliant, lustrous". Other hanja combinations are possible as well.
YEONG-JAfKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" and (ja) meaning "child". Other hanja character combinations can form this name as well. Feminine names ending with the character (a fashionable name suffix in Japan, read as -ko in Japanese) were popular in Korea during the period of Japanese rule (1910-1945). After liberation this name and others like it declined in popularity.
YEONG-SUmKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" and (su) meaning "long life, lifespan", as well as other hanja character combinations.
YEONG-SUKfKorean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" and (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
YEREDmBiblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JARED.
YERMOLAImRussian
Russian form of HERMOLAOS.
YERUSLANmFolklore
From Tatar Uruslan, which was possibly from Turkic arslan meaning "lion". Yeruslan Lazarevich is the name of a hero in Russian and Tatar folktales. These tales were based on (or at least influenced by) Persian tales of their hero Rostam.
YESENIAfSpanish (Latin American)
From Jessenia, the genus name of a type of tree found in South America. This name was first used by Yolanda Vargas in the Telenovela 'Yesenia' (1970).
YESFIRfRussian
Russian form of ESTHER.
YESHAYAHUmHebrew
Modern Hebrew form of ISAIAH.
YESHUAmBiblical Hebrew, Ancient Aramaic
Contracted form of Yehoshu'a (see JOSHUA) used in the books of Ezra and Nehemiah in the Hebrew Old Testament. The form was also used in Aramaic, and was most likely the name represented by Greek Iesous (see JESUS) in the New Testament. This means it was probably the real name of Jesus.
YEŞİMfTurkish
Means "jade" in Turkish.
YESSICAfSpanish
Spanish form of JESSICA.
YETERfTurkish
Means "enough, sufficient" in Turkish.
YETUNDEfWestern African, Yoruba
Means "mother has returned" in Yoruba.
YEVAfRussian, Armenian
Russian and Armenian form of EVE.
YEVDOKIYAfRussian
Russian form of EUDOCIA.
YEVGENmUkrainian
Variant transcription of YEVHEN.
YEVGENImRussian
Variant transcription of YEVGENIY.
YEVGENIYmRussian
Russian form of EUGENE.
YEVGENIYAfRussian
Russian form of EUGENIA.
YEVGENYmRussian
Variant transcription of YEVGENIY.
YEVHENmUkrainian
Ukrainian form of EUGENE.
YEVHENIYmUkrainian
Ukrainian form of EUGENE.
YEVHENIYAfUkrainian
Ukrainian form of EUGENIA.
YEVPRAKSIYAfRussian
Russian form of EUPRAXIA. This was the name of a daughter of Vsevolod I, grand prince of Kiev, who became the wife of the Holy Roman emperor Henry IV.
YEWANDEfWestern African, Yoruba
Means "mother has returned" in Yoruba.
YEWUBDARfEastern African, Amharic
Means "beautiful beyond limits" from Amharic ውብ (wb) meaning "beautiful" and ዳር (dar) meaning "limit, horizon, frontier, shore".
YEZEKAELmBreton
Breton form of Iudicael (see JUDICAËL).
YIf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "suitable, proper", () meaning "resolute, decisive, firm", () meaning "justice, righteousness", () meaning "profit, benefit", () meaning "joy, harmony" (which is usually only feminine) or () meaning "ceremony, rites" (also usually feminine). Other characters can also form this name.
YIANNImGreek
Variant transcription of GIANNI.
YIANNISmGreek
Variant transcription of GIANNIS.
YIDELmYiddish
Yiddish form of JUDAH.
YİĞİTmTurkish
Means "brave" in Turkish.
YIJUNm & fChinese
From Chinese () meaning "joy, harmony" combined with (jūn) meaning "king, ruler". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
YILDIRIMmTurkish
Means "lightning" in Turkish.
YILDIZfTurkish
Means "star" in Turkish.
YILMAZmTurkish
Means "dauntless, intrepid" in Turkish.
YIMAmPersian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of JAM.
YIMA KSHAETAmPersian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of JAMSHID.
YINf & mChinese
From Chinese (yín) meaning "silver, money", (yīn) meaning "sound, tone" or (yīn) meaning "shade, shelter, protect", as well as other Chinese characters pronounced similarly.
YIORGOSmGreek
Variant transcription of GIORGOS.
YIRMIYAHUmBiblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JEREMIAH.
YISHAImHebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JESSE.
YISKAHfBiblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ISCAH.
YISRA'ELmHebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of ISRAEL.
YISRAELmHebrew
Modern Hebrew form of ISRAEL.
YITZHAKmHebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISAAC. This was the name of two recent Israeli prime ministers.
YLLImAlbanian
Derived from Albanian yll meaning "star".
YLLKAfAlbanian
Feminine form of YLLI.
YLVAfSwedish, Norwegian
Means "she-wolf", a derivative of Old Norse úlfr "wolf".
YNGVImNorse Mythology
Possibly an Old Norse cognate of ING. This was an alternate name of the god Freyr, who as Yngvi-Freyr was regarded as the ancestor of the Swedish royal family.
YOAN (1)mFrench
French form of JOHANN.
YOAN (2)mBulgarian
Bulgarian form of JOHN.
YOANAfBulgarian
Bulgarian feminine form of JOHN.
YOANNmFrench
French form of JOHANN.
YOCHANANmHebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOHN (and JOHANAN). This is a contracted form of the longer name יְהוֹחָנָן (Yehochanan).
YOHANESmIndonesian
Indonesian form of JOHN.
YOKOfJapanese
Variant transcription of YOUKO.
YOLANDAfSpanish, English
From the medieval French name Yolande, which was probably a form of the name Violante, which was itself a derivative of Latin viola "violet". Alternatively it could be of Germanic origin.... [more]
YOLANDEfFrench
French form of YOLANDA. A notable bearer of the 15th century was Yolande of Aragon, who acted as regent for the French king Charles VII, her son-in-law. She was a supporter of Joan of Arc.
YOLOTLf & mNative American, Nahuatl
Means "heart" in Nahuatl.
YONATANmHebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JONATHAN.
YONCAfTurkish
Means "clover" in Turkish.
YONGm & fChinese, Korean
From Chinese (yǒng) meaning "brave" or (yǒng) meaning "perpetual, eternal". This can also be a single-character Korean name, for example from the hanja meaning "brave". This name can be formed by other characters besides those listed here.
YONImHebrew
Diminutive of YONATAN.
YONINAfHebrew
Feminine form of YONAH.
YONITfHebrew
Feminine form of YONAH.
YORATHmWelsh
Anglicized form of IORWERTH.
YORDANmBulgarian
Bulgarian form of JORDAN.
YORDANAfBulgarian
Bulgarian feminine form of JORDAN.
YORDANKAfBulgarian
Bulgarian feminine form of JORDAN.
YORGOSmGreek
Variant transcription of GIORGOS.
YORImJapanese
From Japanese (yori) meaning "rely" or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
YORICKmLiterature, English, Dutch
Altered form of JØRG. Shakespeare used this name for a deceased court jester in his play 'Hamlet' (1600).
YORKmEnglish
From a surname, which was derived from York, the name of a city in northern England. The city name was originally Eburacon, Latinized as Eboracum, meaning "yew" in Brythonic, but it was altered by association with Old English Eoforwic, meaning "pig farm".
YOSHIm & fJapanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "good luck", (yoshi) meaning "righteous", or (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", as well as other kanji with the same reading.
YOSHIKOfJapanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", (yoshi) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or (yoshi) meaning "joy, pleased" combined with (ko) meaning "child". This name can be formed from other kanji combinations as well.
YOSHIROmJapanese
Variant transcription of YOSHIROU.
YOSHIROUmJapanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "righteous" and (rou) meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
YOSIFmBulgarian
Bulgarian form of JOSEPH.
YOSYPmUkrainian
Ukrainian form of JOSEPH.
YOUCEFmArabic (Maghrebi)
Variant transcription of YUSUF, commonly used for Algerian Arabic.
YOUKOfJapanese
From Japanese (you) meaning "light, sun, male" or (you) meaning "ocean" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters are possible.
YOUNGf & mKorean
Variant transcription of YEONG.
YOUNG-GImKorean
Variant transcription of YEONG-GI.
YOUNG-HEEfKorean
Variant transcription of YEONG-HUI.
YOUNG-HOmKorean
Variant transcription of YEONG-HO.
YOUNG-JAfKorean
Variant transcription of YEONG-JA.
YOUNG-SOOmKorean
Variant transcription of YEONG-SU.
YOUNG-SOOKfKorean
Variant transcription of YEONG-SUK.
YOUSEFmPersian, Arabic
Variant Arabic transcription of YUSUF, as well as a Persian transcription.
YOUSSEFmArabic
Variant transcription of YUSUF.
YOUTAmJapanese
From Japanese (you) meaning "light, sun, male" and (ta) meaning "thick, big". Other character combinations are possible.
YRIANmMedieval Scandinavian
Medieval Scandinavian form of JURIAN.
YRJÄNÄmFinnish
Finnish form of GEORGE.
YRJÖmFinnish
Finnish form of GEORGE.
YSABELfSpanish (Archaic)
Medieval Spanish form of ISABEL.
YSEULTfFrench (Rare)
French form of ISOLDE.
YSEUTfArthurian Romance
Old French form of ISOLDE, appearing in the 12th-century Norman poem 'Tristan' by Béroul.
YSOLTfArthurian Romance
Old French form of ISOLDE, appearing in the 12th-century Old French poem 'Tristan' by Thomas of Britain.
YUf & mChinese
From Chinese () meaning "jade, precious stone, gem", () meaning "pleasant, delightful" or () meaning "rain". Other characters can form this name as well.
YUAfJapanese
From Japanese (yu) meaning "tie, bind" and (a) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YUDAmIndonesian
Means "war" in Indonesian, ultimately from Sanskrit युद्ध (yuddha).
YUDELmYiddish
Yiddish form of JUDAH.
YUHANNAmArabic
Arabic form of Ioannes (see JOHN).
YUIfJapanese
From Japanese (yu) meaning "tie, bind" or (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" combined with (i) meaning "clothing, garment". It can also come from standalone (yui) using a different nanori reading. This name can be formed of other kanji or kanji combinations as well.
YUINAfJapanese
From Japanese (yui) meaning "tie, bind" and (na) meaning "vegetables, greens". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YUKIf & mJapanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow". It can also come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause" combined with (ki) meaning "valuable" or (ki) meaning "chronicle". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.
YUKIKOfJapanese
From Japanese (yuki) meaning "happiness" or (yuki) meaning "snow" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Alternatively, it can come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause" with (ki) meaning "joy" or (ki) meaning "valuable" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations can also form this name.
YUKOfJapanese
From Japanese (yu) meaning "excellence, superiority, gentleness" and (ko) meaning "child", as well as other combinations of kanji.
YULDUZfUzbek
Means "star" in Uzbek.
YULImRussian
Variant transcription of YULIY.
YULIAfRussian, Ukrainian
Variant transcription of YULIYA.
YULIANmRussian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of JULIAN.
YULIANAfRussian, Bulgarian, Indonesian
Russian, Bulgarian and Indonesian form of JULIANA.
YULIANNAfRussian
Russian form of JULIANA.
YULIYmRussian
Russian form of JULIUS.
YULIYAfRussian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of JULIA.
YUMIfJapanese
From Japanese (yumi) meaning "archery bow". It can also come from (yu) meaning "reason, cause", (yu) meaning "friend" or a nanori reading of (yu) meaning "archery bow" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". Other kanji or kanji combinations are also possible.
YUMIKOfJapanese
From Japanese (yumi) meaning "archery bow" or (yu) meaning "reason, cause" with (mi) meaning "beautiful" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YUNf & mChinese
From Chinese (yún) meaning "cloud" or (yǔn) meaning "allow, consent", as well as other Chinese characters which are pronounced in a similar way.
YUNUENm & fNative American, Mayan
Possibly means "half moon" in Mayan. This is the name of an island on Lake Pátzcuaro in Mexico.
YUNUSmArabic, Turkish
Arabic and Turkish form of JONAH.
YURAmRussian, Ukrainian
Diminutive of YURIY.
YURI (1)mRussian, Ukrainian
Variant transcription of YURIY.
YURI (2)fJapanese
From Japanese 百合 (yuri) meaning "lily". Other kanji or combinations of kanji can also form this name.
YURIYmRussian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of GEORGE. The Soviet cosmonaut Yuriy (or Yuri) Gagarin (1934-1968), the first man to travel to space, was a famous bearer of this name.
YUSEFmPersian, Arabic
Variant Arabic transcription of YUSUF, as well as a Persian transcription.
YUSHUAmArabic
Arabic form of Yehoshu'a (see JOSHUA).