Names Starting with Y

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YA f Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" or other characters with a similar pronunciation.
YAA f Western African, Akan
Means "born on Thursday" in Akan.
YAARA f Hebrew
Means "honeycomb" and "honeysuckle" in Hebrew.
YACHIN m & f Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JACHIN.
YACHNA f Hebrew
Perhaps a feminine form of YACHIN.
YACOUB m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic يعقوب (see YAQUB).
YACOUBA m Western African
Form of YAQUB used in parts of French-influenced western Africa.
YADIRA f Spanish (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.
YADON m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JADON.
YAEKO f Japanese
From Japanese (ya) and (e) meaning "multilayered" and (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji characters can also form this name.
YAEL f Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAEL.
YAEN f Hebrew
Means "ostrich" in Hebrew.
YAFA f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew יָפָה (see YAFFA).
YAFE m & f Hebrew
Variant and masculine form of YAFFA.
YAFFA f Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew יָפֶה (yafeh) meaning "beautiful".
YAFFE m & f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew יָפֶה (see YAFE).
YAĞIZ m Turkish
Means "brown, chestnut (colour)" in Turkish.
YAĞMUR f & m Turkish
Means "rain" in Turkish.
YAGO m Spanish
Spanish form of Iacobus (see JAMES). The form Santiago refers more specifically to the New Testament apostles.
YAHUI f & m Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (huì) meaning "favour, benefit". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
YAHVEH m Theology
Variant of YAHWEH.
YAHWEH m Theology
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".
YAHYA m Arabic, Turkish, Persian
Arabic, Turkish and Persian form of Yochanan (see JOHN). This name honours John the Baptist, a prophet in Islam.
YAIR m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Spanish (Latin American)
Hebrew form of JAIR, as well as a Spanish variant.
YAIZA f Spanish
From the name of a town in the Canary Islands, Spain. It was used by the novelist Alberto Vázquez-Figueroa for the main character in his Ocean trilogy of books (beginning 1984).
YAKAU m Belarusian
Belarusian form of JACOB (or JAMES).
YAKIM m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of JOACHIM.
YAKIRA f Hebrew
Means "precious" in Hebrew.
YAKIV m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of JACOB (or JAMES).
YAKOV m Hebrew, Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of JACOB (or JAMES), and an alternate transcription of Hebrew יַעֲקֹב (see YAAKOV).
YAKUB m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic يعقوب (see YAQUB).
YAKUP m Turkish
Turkish form of JACOB.
YALÇIN m Turkish
Means "steep" in Turkish.
YALE m Welsh
From a Welsh surname, which was itself derived from a place name meaning "fertile upland" (from Welsh ial).
YALING f Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (líng) meaning "tinkling of jade". This name can be formed of other character combinations as well.
YAM m Semitic 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) m Hinduism
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) m Pashto
Pashto form of JAM.
YAMAÇ m Turkish
Means "mountainside" in Turkish.
YAMANU m Egyptian Mythology (Hypothetical)
Reconstructed Egyptian form of AMON.
YAMATO m Japanese
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".
YAMI f Hinduism
Means "twin, pair" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is the name of the first woman, the twin sister of Yama.
YAMIKANI m & f Southern African, Chewa
Means "be grateful, praise" in Chewa.
YAMILA f Spanish (Latin American)
Form of JAMILA used especially in Latin America.
YAMIN m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAMIN.
YAMUNA f Tamil, Indian, Telugu
From the name of an Indian river, which is possibly derived from the name of the goddess YAMI.
YAN (1) m Belarusian
Belarusian variant form of Greek Ioannes (see JOHN).
YAN (2) f & m Chinese
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.
YANA f Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of JANA (1).
YANCY m & f English
From a surname, which was an Americanized form of the Dutch surname Jansen meaning "JAN (1)'s son".
YANG m & f Chinese
From Chinese (yáng) meaning "ocean" or (yáng) meaning "light, sun, male" (which is typically only masculine), as well as other Chinese characters pronounced similarly.
YANICK m & f Breton, French
Masculine and feminine diminutive of YANN.
YANIS m Greek, French
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιάνης (see GIANIS). It is also used in France, in part inspired by the Breton names YANN and YANNIC.
YANIV m Hebrew
Means "he will prosper" in Hebrew.
YANKA f Bulgarian
Feminine form of YOAN (2).
YANKEL m Yiddish
Yiddish diminutive of JACOB.
YANKO m Bulgarian
Diminutive of YOAN (2).
YANN m Breton, French
Breton form of JOHN.
YANNA (1) f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιάννα (see GIANNA).
YANNA (2) f Breton
Breton feminine form of YANN.
YANNI m Greek (Expatriate)
Diminutive of YIANNIS. A famous bearer is the Greek-American musician Yiannis Chryssomallis (1954-), who goes by the single name Yanni.
YANNIC m & f Breton, French
Diminutive of YANN or YANNA (2).
YANNICK m & f Breton, French
Diminutive of YANN or YANNA (2).
YANNIG m & f Breton
Diminutive of YANN or YANNA (2).
YANNIS m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιάννης (see GIANNIS).
YAO m Western African, Ewe
Means "born on Thursday" in Ewe.
YAQOOB m Arabic
Alternate transcription of Arabic يعقوب (see YAQUB).
YAQUB m Arabic
Arabic form of Ya'aqov (see JACOB).
YARA (1) f Arabic
From Persian یار (yar) meaning "friend, helper".
YA'RAH m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JARAH.
YARDEN m & f Hebrew
Hebrew form of JORDAN.
YARDENA f Hebrew
Hebrew feminine form of JORDAN.
YARED m Biblical 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.
YAREN f Turkish
Means "close friend", derived from Persian یاران (yaran).
YARIK m Russian
Russian diminutive of YAROSLAV.
YARITZA f Spanish (Latin American)
Elaborated form of YARA (1) or YARA (2) (using the same suffix as MARITZA).
YAROGNEV m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of JAROGNIEW.
YAROMIL m Medieval Slavic (Hypothetical)
Possible medieval Slavic form of JARMIL.
YAROMIR m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of JAROMÍR.
YARON m Hebrew
Means "to sing, to shout" in Hebrew.
YARONA f Hebrew
Feminine form of YARON.
YAROPOLK m Medieval Slavic
Medieval Slavic form of JAROPEŁK.
YAROSLAV m Russian, Ukrainian, Medieval Slavic
Russian and Ukrainian form of JAROSŁAW.
YAROSLAVA f & m Russian, Ukrainian, Medieval Slavic
Russian and Ukrainian feminine form of JAROSŁAW.
YASAMAN f Persian
Variant of YASAMIN.
YASAMIN f Persian
Persian form of YASMIN.
YAŞAR m Turkish
Means "lives, inhabits" in Turkish.
YASEMİN f Turkish
Turkish form of JASMINE.
YASEN m Bulgarian
Means both "ash tree" and "clear, serene" in Bulgarian.
YASER m Persian, Turkish, Arabic
Persian and Turkish form of YASIR, as well as an alternate transcription of the Arabic name.
YASH m Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Kannada
Derived from Sanskrit यशस् (yashas) meaning "fame, praise, glory".
YASHA m Russian
Russian diminutive of YAKOV.
YASİN m Turkish
Turkish form of YASIN.
YASIN m Arabic, Persian, Urdu
From the Arabic letters ي (called ya) and س (called sin). These letters begin the 36th chapter of the Quran (surah Ya Sin).
YASIR m Arabic, 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.
YASMEEN f Arabic, Urdu
Alternate transcription of Arabic ياسمين or Urdu یاسمین (see YASMIN).
YASMIN f Arabic, Hebrew, Urdu, English (Modern)
Means "jasmine" in Arabic and Hebrew, derived from Persian یاسمین (yasamin). In modern times it has been used in the western world, as an Arabic-influenced variant of JASMINE.
YASMINA f Arabic
Variant of YASMIN.
YASMINE f Arabic, French, English (Modern)
Alternate transcription of Arabic ياسمين (see YASMIN).
YASSER m Arabic, Persian
Alternate transcription of Arabic ياسر (see YASIR) or Persian یاسر (see YASER).
YASU (1) f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yasu) meaning "peace, quiet", (yasu) meaning "peaceful" or (yasu) meaning "flat, smooth, level", as well as other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
YASU (2) m Theology (Arabized)
Form of JESUS used by Arabic-speaking Christians. Muslims use عيسى ('Isa), the form in the Quran.
YATING f & m Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (tíng) meaning "pretty, graceful". Other character combinations are possible.
YAUHEN m Belarusian
Belarusian form of EUGENE.
YAUHENIYA f Belarusian
Belarusian form of EUGENIA.
YAVOR m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of JAVOR.
YAVUZ m Turkish
Means "stern, grim" in Turkish.
YAW m Western African, Akan
Means "born on Thursday" in Akan.
YAWAN m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAVAN.
YAWEN f Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (wén) meaning "cloud patterns". This name can be formed of other character combinations as well.
YAXKIN m Indigenous American, Mayan
Means "sun" in Mayan.
YAZHU f & m Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "elegant, graceful, refined" combined with (zhù) meaning "lute, zither, build". Other character combinations are also possible.
YECHI'EL m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of JEHIEL.
YECHIEL m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of JEHIEL.
YEDIDIA m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew יְדִידְיָה (see YEDIDYA).
YEDIDYA m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew transcription of YEDIDYAH.
YEFET m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JAPHETH.
YEFIM m Russian
Russian vernacular form of EUTHYMIUS.
YEFREM m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of EPHRAIM.
YEGOR m Russian
Russian form of GEORGE.
YEHIEL m Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew יְחִיאֵל (see YECHIEL).
YEHOCHANAN m Biblical Hebrew
Original Hebrew form of JOHN (and JEHOHANAN).
YEHOWAH m Theology
Variant spelling of YAHWEH.
YEHU' m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JEHU.
YEHUDA m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of YEHUDAH.
YEJIDE f Western African, Yoruba
Means "image of the mother" in Yoruba.
YE-JUN m Korean
From Sino-Korean (ye) meaning "art, talent, craft" combined with (jun) meaning "talented, handsome", as well as other hanja combinations.
YEKATERINA f Russian
Russian form of KATHERINE.
YELENA f Russian
Russian form of HELEN.
YELISEY m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of ELISHA.
YELIZAVETA f Russian
Russian form of ELIZABETH. This was the name of an 18th-century Russian empress.
YELYSAVETA f Ukrainian
Traditional Ukrainian form of ELIZABETH.
YELYZAVETA f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of ELIZABETH.
YEMELYAN m Russian
Russian form of Aemilianus (see EMILIANO).
YÊN f Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese (yên) meaning "calm, peaceful".
YENNY f Spanish (Latin American)
Spanish variant of JENNY.
YENTE f Yiddish (Rare)
From French gentille meaning "noble, aristocratic". This is the name of a gossipy matchmaker in the musical Fiddler on the Roof (1964), based on late 19th-century stories by Sholem Aleichem. Due to the character, this name has also acquired the meaning "gossiper".
YENTL f Yiddish (Rare)
Diminutive of YENTE.
YEONG f & m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero", as well as other hanja characters that 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-CHEOL m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" combined with (cheol) meaning "wise, sage". Other hanja combinations are possible.
YEONG-GI m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "glory, honour, flourish, prosper" and (gi) meaning "rise, stand up, begin". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
YEONG-HO m Korean
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-HUI f Korean
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-HWAN m Korean
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-JA f Korean
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-SU m Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "perpetual, eternal" and (su) meaning "long life, lifespan", as well as other hanja character combinations.
YEONG-SUK f Korean
From Sino-Korean (yeong) meaning "flower, petal, brave, hero" and (suk) meaning "good, pure, virtuous, charming". Other hanja character combinations are possible.
YERED m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JARED.
YERUSLAN m Folklore
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.
YESENIA f Spanish (Latin American)
From Jessenia, the genus name of a variety of palm trees found in South America. As a given name, it was popularized by the writer Yolanda Vargas Dulché in the 1970 Mexican telenovela Yesenia and the 1971 film adaptation.
YESENIYA f Russian
Russian form of YESENIA. The 1971 Mexican movie was extremely popular in the Soviet Union.
YESFIR f Russian
Russian form of ESTHER.
YESHA'YAHU m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ISAIAH.
YESHAYAHU m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of ISAIAH.
YESHUA m Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Aramaic
Contracted form of Yehoshu'a (see JOSHUA) used in the books of Ezra and Nehemiah in the Hebrew Bible. 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.
YÉSICA f Spanish
Spanish form of JESSICA.
YEŞİM f Turkish
Means "jade" in Turkish.
YÉSSICA f Spanish
Spanish form of JESSICA.
YETER f Turkish
Means "enough, sufficient" in Turkish.
YETUNDE f Western African, Yoruba
Means "mother has returned" in Yoruba.
YEVA f Russian, Armenian
Russian and Armenian form of EVE.
YEVDOKIYA f Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of EUDOCIA.
YEVGEN m Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Євген (see YEVHEN).
YEVGENI m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see YEVGENIY).
YEVGENIY m Russian
Russian form of EUGENE.
YEVGENIYA f Russian
Russian form of EUGENIA.
YEVGENY m Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Евгений (see YEVGENIY).
YEVHEN m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of EUGENE.
YEVHENIY m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of EUGENE.
YEVHENIYA f Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of EUGENIA.
YEVLOGIY m Russian (Rare)
Russian form of EULOGIUS.
YEVPRAKSIYA f Russian (Rare)
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.
YEWANDE f Western African, Yoruba
Means "mother has returned" in Yoruba.
YEWUBDAR f Eastern African, Amharic
Means "beautiful beyond limits" from Amharic ውብ (wb) meaning "beautiful" and ዳር (dar) meaning "limit, horizon, frontier, shore".
YEZEKAEL m Breton
Breton form of Iudicael (see JUDICAËL).
YI f & m Chinese
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.
YIANNA f Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιάννα (see GIANNA).
YIANNIS m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιάννης (see GIANNIS).
YIDEL m Yiddish (Rare)
Alternate transcription of Yiddish יודאל (see YUDEL).
YİĞİT m Turkish
Means "brave" in Turkish.
YIJUN m & f Chinese
From Chinese () meaning "joy, harmony" combined with (jūn) meaning "king, ruler". This name can also be formed from other character combinations.
YILDIRIM m Turkish
Means "lightning" in Turkish.
YILDIZ f Turkish
Means "star" in Turkish.
YILMAZ m Turkish
Means "dauntless, intrepid" in Turkish.
YIMA m Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of JAM.
YIMA KSHAETA m Persian Mythology
Ancient Avestan form of JAMSHID.
YIN f & m Chinese
From Chinese (yín) meaning "silver, money", (yīn) meaning "sound, tone" or (yīn) meaning "shade, shelter, protect", as well as other Chinese characters pronounced similarly.
YIORGOS m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιώργος (see GIORGOS).
YISKAH f Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISCAH.
YISRA'EL m Biblical Hebrew
Biblical Hebrew form of ISRAEL.
YISRAEL m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew form of ISRAEL.
YISROEL m Yiddish
Yiddish form of ISRAEL.
YITRO m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JETHRO.
YITZHAK m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of ISAAC. This was the name of two recent Israeli prime ministers.
YLENIA f Italian
Variant of ILENIA.
YLFA f Icelandic
Icelandic form of YLVA.
YLLI m Albanian
Derived from Albanian yll meaning "star".
YLLKA f Albanian
Feminine form of YLLI.
YLVA f Swedish, Norwegian
Means "she-wolf", a derivative of Old Norse úlfr "wolf".
YNGVAR m Norwegian
Variant of INGVAR.
YNGVARR m Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse form of INGVAR.
YNGVE m Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Modern form of YNGVI.
YNGVI m Norse 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.
YO'ACH m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOAH.
YOAN (1) m French
French form of JOHANN.
YOAN (2) m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of JOHN.
YOANA f Bulgarian
Bulgarian feminine form of JOHN.
YOANN m French
French form of JOHANN.
YO'ASH m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOASH.
YOAV m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOAB.
YOCHANAN m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOHN (and JOHANAN). This is a contracted form of the longer name יְהוֹחָנָן (Yehochanan).
YOEL m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JOEL.
YOHAN m French
French form of JOHANN.
YOHANES m Indonesian
Indonesian form of JOHN.
YOHANN m French
French form of JOHANN.
YŌKO f Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "light, sun, male" or () meaning "ocean" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
YOKO f Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 陽子 or 洋子 (see YŌKO).
YOLANDA f Spanish, 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]
YOLANDE f French
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.
YOLONDA f English
Variant of YOLANDA.
YOLOTL f & m Indigenous American, Nahuatl
Means "heart" in Nahuatl.
YONA m & f Hebrew
Alternate transcription of Hebrew יוֹנָה (see YONAH).
YONAH m & f Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JONAH. It is a unisex name in modern Hebrew.
YONCA f Turkish
Means "clover" in Turkish.
YONG m & f Chinese, 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.
YONI m Hebrew
Diminutive of YONATAN.
YONINA f Hebrew
Feminine form of YONAH.
YONIT f Hebrew
Feminine form of YONAH.
YORAH m Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JORAH.
YORAM m Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of JORAM.
YORATH m Welsh
Anglicized form of IORWERTH.
YORDAN m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of JORDAN.
YORDANA f Bulgarian
Bulgarian feminine form of JORDAN.
YORDANKA f Bulgarian
Bulgarian feminine form of JORDAN.
YORGOS m Greek
Alternate transcription of Greek Γιώργος (see GIORGOS).
YORI m Japanese
From Japanese (yori) meaning "rely" or other kanji that are pronounced the same way.
YORICK m Literature, English, Dutch
Altered form of JØRG. Shakespeare used this name for a deceased court jester in his play Hamlet (1600).
YORK m English
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".
YOSHI m & f Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "good luck", (yoshi) meaning "righteous", or (yoshi) meaning "good, virtuous, respectable", as well as other kanji with the same reading.
YOSHIE f & m Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "fragrant, virtuous, beautiful" or (yoshi) meaning "reason, case" combined with (e) meaning "favour, benefit". Other kanji combinations with the same reading can also form this name.
YOSHIKO f Japanese
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.
YOSHIRO m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 義郎 (see YOSHIRŌ).
YOSHIRŌ m Japanese
From Japanese (yoshi) meaning "righteous" and () meaning "son". Other kanji combinations are also possible.
YOSHIROU m Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 義郎 (see YOSHIRŌ).
YOSIF m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of JOSEPH.
YOSSEL m Yiddish (Rare)
Yiddish diminutive of JOSEPH.
YŌSUKE m Japanese
From Japanese () meaning "light, sun, male" or () meaning "ocean" combined with (suke) meaning "forerunner, herald". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji characters.
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