Submitted Names Starting with Y

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f & m Vietnamese
From the word "Ý" means "meaning"
Ý f Vietnamese
Means "Italy" in Vietnamese.
YA f Cornish, English (British, Archaic)
Variant of IA (see second-user submitted name).
YAA f Japanese
From Japanese 弥 (ya) meaning "universally" combined with 杏 (a) meaning "apricot" or 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YAABARI m & f Ogoni
Means "thank God" in Khana.
YAACOB m Malay
Malay form of YAQUB.
YA’AD m & f Hebrew
Goal, Objective, Aim, Destination.
YAAKOB m Malay
Malay form of YAQUB.
YAAKOVA f Jewish (Rare)
Feminine form of YAAKOV.
YAAKUB m Malay
Malay form of YAQUB.
YAALOM f Hebrew
Means "dimond" in hebrew.
YA'ARI m Hebrew
From Hebrew יער ya'ar meaning "forest".
YA'ARIT f Hebrew
Variant form of YAARA.
YAASAMAN f Balochi
Baloch form of Jasmin.
YAAWAR m Pakistani
Urdu masculine name meaning "aiding", via the Persian word یاور (yâvar), a literary word for an assistant.
YACATECUHTLI m Aztec and Toltec Mythology
Aztec god of travelling merchants.
YACHAL m Biblical Hebrew
Means hope in Hebrew.
YACHAY f Quechua
Means "know, take notice" in Quechua.
YACHE f Jewish, Yiddish
Short form of YACHET or YACHNA.
YACHET f Jewish, Yiddish
Some link this name to a pet form of YOCHEVED, while others say it is a Yiddish form of JACINTHE. See YACHNA.
YACHIE f Japanese
Japanese feminine given name derived from 八 (ya) meaning "eight" or 弥 (ya) meaning "increasingly"; 千 (chi) meaning "thousand" or 知 (chi) meaning "wisdom"; and 恵 (e) meaning "favour, blessing".
YACHIHA f Japanese
Japanese feminine name derived from 弥 (ya) meaning "increasingly", 千 (chi) meaning "wisdom" and 葉 (ha) meaning "leaf".
YACHIHO f Japanese
Japanese feminine name derived from 八 (ya) meaning "eight" 千 (chi) meaning "thousand" 帆 (ho) meaning "sail" or 穂 (ho) meaning "ear of grain, crest of a wave".
YACHIKA f Japanese
Japanese feminine name derived from 八 (ya) meaning "eight" or 弥 (ya) meaning "increasingly", 千 (chi) meaning "thousand" and 花 (ka) meaning "flower".
YACHIKO f Japanese
Derived from Japanese 八 (ya) meaning "eight", 千 (chi) meaning "thousand" and 子 (ko) meaning "child".
YACHIRU f Japanese
Means "eight thousand flows" in Japanese. Yachiru Kusajishi is the name of the vice captain in squad eleven in Bleach.
YACHIYO f Japanese
Japanese feminine name derived from 八 (ya) meaning "eight", 弥 (ya) meaning "increasingly" or 矢 (ya) meaning "arrow"; 千 (chi) meaning "thousand", 智 (chi) meaning "wisdom, reason" or 知 (chi) meaning "wisdom"; and 代 (yo) or 世 (yo) meaning "world, generation", or 夜 (yo) meaning "night, evening".
YACHOUH m & f Ancient Aramaic, Arabic
Aramaic form of JESUS.
YACINE m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Alternate transcription of YASIN chiefly used in Northern Africa.
YACKO m African American, Kanga
Possible variant of YACO.
YACOB m Ethiopian
Form of JACOB used in Ethiopia.
YACOOB m Arabic
Alternate transcription of يعقوب (see YAQUB)
YACQUUB m Somali
A Somali form of YAQUB.
YACUB m Arabic, Indonesian
Alternate transcription of YAQUB as well as the Indonesian form.
YADA f Thai
Means "philosopher, scholar" in Thai.
Y-ADAM m Rade
Rade form of ADAM. Y- is a masculine name prefix.
YADANA f Burmese
Means "treasure, gem, jewel" in Burmese.
YADANAR f Burmese
Alternate transcription of YADANA.
YADGAR m Kurdish
Derived from Kurdish yadîgar meaning "souvenir".
YADIELIS f Puerto Rican (Spanish, Rare)
Yadielis is the feminine alternative of YADIEL. Both names, feminine and masculine use the nickname Yadi.
YADIER m Spanish (Latin American)
Meaning unknown. It may possibly be a masculine form of YADIRA or otherwise related to it. Also compare YADIEL and YAIR... [more]
YADIGAR m & f Turkish
A memory, someone or something that reminds of someone or something. Persian origin.
YADIN m & f Hebrew (Modern, Rare)
Means "(he) will judge" in Hebrew, also the Hebrew form of JADON
YADRIAN m American (Modern, Rare)
Created from the name ADRIAN by adding an initial letter Y. In this special case, an influence from the Southern Slavonic name JADRAN cannot be excluded.
YAE f Japanese
From Japanese 彌 (ya) meaning "extensive, full" combined with 恵 (e) meaning "favour". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YAEHA f Japanese
Japanese feminine name derived from 八 (ya) meaning "eight", 弥 (ya) meaning "increasingly" or 矢 (ya) meaning "arrow"; 枝 (e) meaning "twig, branch" or 恵 (e) meaning "favour, blessing"; and 葉 (ha) meaning "leaf" or 羽 (ha) meaning "feather".
YAEKA f Japanese
From Japanese 夜 (ya) meaning "night", 娃 (e) meaning "beautiful" combined with 華 (ka) meaning "flower". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YAËL f French
French form of YAEL.
YAËL m French (Modern)
Possibly a French variant of YALE or GAËL. This name has been in the top 499 name in Masculine names in France since 2011.
YAEL m American (Modern)
Modern variant of YALE possibly influenced by French GAËL. This name first overtook the feminine popularity in 2003 with 110 boys over 80 girls and then suddenly raised in popularity in the United States in 2008 with 226 boys born over 94 girls... [more]
YAELA f Hebrew
Variant of YAEL.
YAELI f Hebrew (Modern)
Diminutive of YAEL.
YAËLLE f French
Variant of YAËL.
YAEMI f Japanese
Japanese feminine name derived from 八 (ya) meaning "eight", 惠 (e) meaning "favour, blessing" and 美 (mi) meaning "beauty". Alternatively, it may be derived from 弥 (ya) meaning "increasingly" and 笑 (emi) meaning "smile, laugh".
YAEQUB m Arabic
Variant transcription of YAQUB.
YAFFIT f Hebrew (Modern)
Diminutive of YAFFA.
YAFIT f Hebrew
biblicle (Psalm)- you have become butiful
YAGAAN m & f Mongolian
Means "pink" in Mongolian.
YAGEL m Hebrew (Modern)
he will rejoice
YAGHJIS f Western Yugur
Means "butter malachite" in Western Yugur.
YAGHOUB m Persian
Persian form of JACOB.
YAGIANATH m Hinduism
Indian (Hindu)- similar to JAGANNATH
YAGIL m Hebrew
Means "he will rejoice" in Hebrew.
YAGLAYA f Bulgarian
Bulgarian variant of AGLAIA.
YAG'MUR f Uzbek
Uzbek form of Yagmur.
YAGO m & f Japanese
From Japanese 弥 (ya) meaning "universally" combined with 吾 (go) meaning "I, me". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YAGONA m Uzbek
Means "sole, only" in Uzbek.
YAGUB m Azerbaijani
Variant of YAQUB.
YAGUEN m Gascon (French)
Of debated origin and meaning. Theories include a Gascon form of YAGO and a Gascon form of Aganus.
YAGUR m Kalmyk
Kalmyk form of GEORGE.
YAHA m Native American, Seminole
Meaning unknown.... [more]
YAHALOM f & m Hebrew
Modern Israeli name. ... [more]
YAHAV m & f Hebrew
The name Yahav has some meanings: ... [more]
YAHAYA m Malay, Western African, Hausa
Malay and Hausa form of YAHYA.
YAHEL f & m Hebrew
Means "to shine, to make a halo" in Hebrew (see HILA).
YAHELA f Hebrew
Derived from a verb from the Bible “YAHEL”, meaning “to shine and carry light, to create a halo”.
YAHELI f & m Hebrew
Variant of YAHEL and YALI.
YAHIA m Arabic
Alternate transcription of YAHYA.
YAHIR m Spanish
Meaning unknown. Yahir Othón Parra, commonly known as Yahir, is a Mexican singer and actor whose career began on the music reality show "La Academia" in 2002, the first year Yahir appeared on the top 1000 names in America.
YAHIRO m & f Japanese
From Japanese 夜 (ya) meaning "night" combined with 博 (hiro) meaning "abundant; plentiful; rich". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YAHN m French, English
Variant of JAN (1).
YAHOEL m Biblical Hebrew
Alternate form of JEHOEL reflecting the original Hebrew pronunciation.
YAHTO m Native American
Means "blue"
YAHUSHA m Biblical Hebrew
יהושוע (yah-ho-shoo'-ah) = yahusha = Yahuah is my salvation... [more]
YAHYE m Somali
Somali form of YAHYA.
YAHYO m Uzbek
Uzbek form of YAHYA.
YAHYOPO'LAT m Uzbek
Derived from the name YAHYO and the Uzbek word po'lat meaning "steel, sword".
YAIDELIN f Spanish
The meaning of Yaidelin is someone who is a very good friend as well as lover. The person that has this name is also very loyal and cares about others feelings befor their own. Yaidelin is very sensitive but tries to hide it by being funny and or acting out... [more]
YAIRA f Hebrew
Feminine form of YAIR.
YAISH m Arabic
meaning: ?
YÁIZA f Spanish (Canarian), Folklore, Literature
Origin and meaning unknown, perhaps from the name of a village on the Canarian island of Lanzarote, which may be of indigenous Guanche origin. Allegedly Yáiza was the name of a Guanche princess who inhabited the Canary Islands in pre-colonial times... [more]
YA-JIANG f Chinese
Combination of YA and JIANG meaning elegant river
YAJUSH m Hinduism
MEANING - "partridge, observerof religious ceremonies as prescribed in yajur-veda, relating to yajurveda(यर्जुवेद)"... [more]
YAKACHENA f Shona
Name that means "Pure"
YAKARI f Indigenous Australian, Pintupi
Of Australian Aboriginal origin (Pintupi, to be precise), the meaning of this name is not yet known to me at the moment. A known bearer of this name is Yakari Napaltjarri (b. circa 1925), an Australian Aboriginal artist who also happens to be the sister of fellow artists Parara Napaltjarri (c... [more]
YAKARI f Japanese
Japanese feminine name derived from 弥 (ya) meaning "increasingly", 華 (ka) meaning "splendour, flower, lustre, bloom" and 璃 (ri) meaning "lapis lazuli".
YAKASU m Bariba
Means "bush" in Bariba, this name is given to a child born in the bush.
YAKHA f Chechen
Derived from Chechen ваха (vakha) meaning "to live, to let live, to be alive" (see VAKHA).
YAKHAN f Karkiya
Etymology unknown. It may be related to the Middle Persian yʾknd or Persian یاکند (yakand) meaning "ruby".
YAKHAUJ m Hmong
Hmong form of JACOB.
YAKHITA f Chechen
Means "to let live" derived from Chechen ваха (vakha) meaning "to live". Alternatively, it may also be considered a Chechen form of the Arabic name ASIYA.
YAKHIYA m Dagestani
Lak form of YAHYA.
YAKHKHA m Chuvash
Chuvash form of YAHYA.
YAKHVAR m Chuvash
Chuvash form of JAFAR.
YAKHYA m Bashkir, Chechen
Bashkir and Chechen form of YAHYA.
YAKIKO f Japanese
Japanese feminine name derived from 夜 (ya) meaning "night, evening", 貴 (ki) meaning "precious, esteem" and 子 (ko) meaning "child".
YAKIMA f & m English
A variant of Yakama, the name of the Yakama peoples from the Washington state area of the United States. Scholars disagree on the origins of the name Yakama. The Sahaptin words e-yak-ma means "a growing family", and iyakima, means "pregnant ones"... [more]
YAKINTHI f Greek
Greek form of Hyacinth.
YAKIR m Hebrew
Masculine form of YAKIRA.
YAKKUP m Chuvash
Chuvash form of YAKUB.
YAKO f Japanese
From Japanese 椰 (ya) meaning "coconut palm" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child" or 琴 (ko), which refers to a type of musical instrument similar to a harp. Other kanji combinations are also possible.
YAKOBO m Swahili
Swahili form of JACOB or JAMES.
YAKOBOS m Coptic
Coptic form of JACOB. Pope Jacob (or James) of Alexandria was a 9th century pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.
YAKOBUS m Indonesian
Indonesian form of JAMES.
YAKONE m Popular Culture
A fictitious bearer is Yakone, a bloodbending criminal from the American television series The Legend of Korra.
YAKOOB m Urdu, Indian (Muslim)
Variant transcription of YAQUB.
YAKSHANBA m Uzbek
Means "Sunday" in Uzbek.
YAKUMO m & f Japanese
This name combines 八 (hachi, ya, ya'.tsu, ya.tsu, you) meaning "eight", 弥 (bi, mi, amaneshi, iya, iyoiyo, tooi, hisashi, hisa.shii, ya, wata.ru) meaning "all the more, increasingly", 矢 (shi, ya) meaning "arrow, dart" or 耶 (ja, ya, ka) meaning "question mark" with 雲 (un, kumo, -gumo) meaning "cloud."... [more]
YAKUSH m Mari
Mari form of JACOB.
YAKUT f Turkish
Means "ruby" in Turkish.
YAƘUTU f Hausa
Refers to a sapphire, ruby, jacinth, corundum, or similar stone.
YAKUU f Japanese
From Japanese 夜 (ya) meaning "night" combined with 空 (kuu) meaning "sky". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YAKYM m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of YAKIM. This was borne by the Blessed Yakym Senkivskyi (1896-1941), a Ukrainian Greek Catholic priest martyred under Soviet regime.
YAKYUU m Japanese
From Japanese 野 (ya) meaning "area, field" combined with 鳩 (kyuu) meaning "pigeon, dove". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
YALAMAY f Indigenous Australian, Pintupi
Of Australian Aboriginal origin (Pintupi, to be precise), the meaning of this name is not yet known to me at the moment. This is the name of one of the two daughters of Australian Aboriginal artist Topsy Gibson Napaljarri (b... [more]
YALAN m & f Chinese
Combination of YA and Lan.
YALDA f Persian, Assyrian (?)
Persian word for the winter solstice, the longest night of the year. Probably originally given to children born on the aforementioned night.... [more]
YALDO m Uzbek
Uzbek form of YALDA.
YALENA f Russian
Variant of YELENA.
YALI m & f Hebrew (Modern)
The meaning of the name is "God with me". It's a combination of two words "Ya" (יה) meaning God and "Li" (לי) meaning me/for me.... [more]
YALI f & m Chinese (Modern)
Combination of YA and LI (1).
YALĪ m Balochi
Derived from yal meaning "companion".
YALIAN f & m Chinese
Combination of YA, LI (1) and AN (1).
YALIEN f Chinese (Modern)
Combination of YA and LIÊN.
YALIM m Turkish
Means "sharp edge of a blade" in Turkish. Also means "fire, flame, blaze".
YALIN f & m Chinese
Combination of YA and LIN.
YALIN m & f Hebrew (Rare)
Means "(he) will host" in Hebrew.
YALINA f Chinese (Modern)
Combination of YA, LI (1) and NA.
YALINE f Chinese (Modern)
Feminine variant of YALIN, which is combination of the names YA and LIN.
YALINGAN f & m Chinese (Modern, Rare)
Combination of the names YALING and AN (1).
YALITH f Literature
The name of Noah's daughter in Madeleine L'Engle's Many Waters.
YALLABOY m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek yalla meaning "song" and boy meaning "rich, wealthy".
YALLOLA f Uzbek
Potentially derived from Uzbek yallo meaning "merry-making".
YALON m Hebrew (Rare)
Original Hebrew form of JALON.
YALSUMAH m & f Dagbani
Means "good things" in Dagbani.
YALTAH f Jewish
The name Yaltah is derived from the town Yalta (Crimea). It was borne by the pianist Yaltah Menuhin.
YALYANE f Siberian, Nenets
Means "light woman". It is given to baby girls as a comparison between them and the sun.
YAM f & m Hebrew
Means "sea" in Hebrew.
YAMA f Japanese (Rare)
This name is used as 山 (san, sen, yama) meaning "mountain."... [more]
YAMABUKI f Japanese (Modern, Rare)
This name is used as 山吹, referring to the plant known as Kerria japonica (or just Kerria since it is the sole species in the genus Kerria), which belongs to the rose family. It combines 山 (san, sen, yama) meaning "mountain" and 吹 (sui, fu.ku, fuki) meaning "blow, puff, emit."... [more]
YAMACHI m & f Japanese
From Japanese 山 (yama) meaning "mountain" and 知 (chi) meaning "knowledge". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YAMAD m Chechen
Chechen form of AHMAD.
YAMAGUCHI m Brazilian (Rare)
Transferred used of the Japanese surname YAMAGUCHI.
YAMAJESTY m African American
Contraction of "your majesty."
YAMAKO m & f Japanese
Means "mountain child" in Japanese.
YAMAL m Chuvash
Chuvash form of JAMAL.
YAMAN m Turkish
Yaman Candar is a famous bearer.
YAMANDÚ m Tupi, Guarani
Means "the precursor of the waters (of the world)" in Tupi-Guaraní.
YÄM'ATA m Eastern African
Ethiopian variant of ADIMATA.
YAMBO m Western African, Dogon
A famous bearer was Yambo Ouologuem (1940–2017) a Malian writer.
YAMELL f Spanish (Mexican)
Its came from Persia but got changed to fit spanish
YAMEN m Arabic
Variant transcription of YAMIN.
YAMHA f Arabic
Means "dove", from Arabic يمامة (ymāmh).
YAMI m & f Japanese
Means "dark, darkness" in Japanese.
YAMI f Spanish
Diminutive of YAMILET, YAMILEX and similar names.
YAMIEL m Spanish (Caribbean), Spanish (Latin American)
This name is most likely a combination of two given names, such as YAMILA and DANIEL (or an other Hebrew name that ends in -iel)... [more]
YÄMIL m Bashkir
Bashkir form of JAMIL.
YAMIL m Spanish (Caribbean)
Spanish form of JAMIL.
YÄMILÄ f Bashkir
Bashkir form of JAMILA.
YAMILE f Spanish (Latin American)
Likely a variant of YAMILA.
YAMILEX f American (Hispanic), Spanish (Latin American)
Possibly an altered form of YAMILA. This was the name of a character on the Venezuelan telenovela 'Como tú, ninguna' (1995).
YAMIN m Arabic
Means "right hand" in Arabic.
YAMIN f Burmese
Means "beautiful young woman" in Burmese.
YAMINA f Arabic (Maghrebi), Medieval Arabic (Moorish)
Derived from Arabic يمين (yamīn) meaning "right, right hand" or "oath".
YAMIR m Indian, Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism
Means "moon" in Sanskrit.
YAMIT f Hebrew
Means "small sea" in Hebrew, it ccomes from the name YAM.
YAMIYORU m Japanese
Význam:Tmavá noc
YAMSHAN m Mari
Means "great thinker" in Mari.
YAMU f Indian
Hindu. The most common name of a river in India also known as Yamuna or possibly Yami; the name of the river is taken from a Hindu goddess of the same name. The goddess has a brother named "Yam" (YAHM).
YAMUEL m Spanish (Caribbean), Spanish (Latin American)
This name is most likely a combination of two given names, such as YAMILA and MANUEL (or an other Hebrew name that ends in -uel)... [more]
YAN m & f Balinese
Diminutive of WAYAN.
YAN m French
Variant of JAN.
YAN m Japanese
From Japanese 勇 (yan) meaning "brave", 顔 (yan) meaning "face, expression" or 岩 (yan) meaning "rock" or other kanji which are pronounced the same way.
YANA f Persian
Means “doer of good deeds; doer of good toward others”. It is from Avestan, an ancient language of Persia.
YANA f Japanese
Meaning: ?
YANA f Chinese
Combination of YA and NA.
YANAGI f & m Japanese (Rare)
From the word which generally refers to a willow tree.... [more]
YANAH f Dutch, Belgian
Variant of YANA.
YANAHA f Navajo
Brave "náhineesyiz"
YANAI m Hebrew
Derived from Hebrew ya'anay meaning "he answers" or "YAHWEH answers". This was the name of a Jewish poet from the 7th century AD.
YANAINA f Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American)
Variant of JANAÍNA which has also seen some usage in Spanish-speaking countries.
YANAKO f Japanese
From Japanese 弥 (ya) meaning "long time", 奈 (na) meaning "apple tree" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other combinations of kanji characters can also form this name.
YANAMAYU m Quechua
Means "black river" in Quechua.
YANARA f Spanish (Latin American)
Of unknown origin and meaning.... [more]
YANAULUHA m New World Mythology
The great medicine man of the Zuni. He is associated with civilization, agriculture, animal husbandry, social life, healing and knowledge.
YANAYMI m & f Quechua
Means "beloved" in Quechua.
YANBING f & m Chinese
Yan means "beautiful, gorgeous" (often feminine), and "cliff,rocks" (often masculine). Other characters are possible. Bing can mean "ice".
YANCE m English
Variant of YANCY and YANCEY.
YANCHO m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of JAN (1).
YANCHUN f & m Chinese
Yan can mean "rocks,cliff" for males and "beautiful, gorgeous" for girls. CHUN means "spring (the season)".
YANDEL m Spanish (Latin American), English (American)
Of unknown meaning. Popularized by the Puerto Rican singing duo Wisin y Yandel, in which Yandel is a phonetic spelling of the singer's real name Llandel Veguilla Malavé... [more]
YANDONG m & f Chinese
From Chinese 延 (yán) meaning "to prolong, to extend" combined with 东 (dōng) meaning "east" or "host, owner", as well as other character combinations that can form this name.
YANE m Bulgarian
Diminutive of YAN (1).
YANE f Japanese
From Japanese 八 (ya) meaning "eight" combined with 根 (ne) meaning "root". Other kanji combinations are possible.
YANELI f Spanish (Modern)
Spanish form of JANELLE, via JANELLIE.
YANELLA f American (Hispanic)
Hispanicised form of JANELLA.
YANETTE f Picard, American, American (Hispanic)
Feminine diminutive of Yan. A famous bearer is French poetess, Yanette Delétang-Tardif.
YANGAN m & f Chinese (Modern, Rare)
Combination of YANG and AN (1).
YANGCHEN f Tibetan, Bhutanese
Means "singer" or "vowel, song" in Tibetan. This is the Tibetan name for the Hindu goddess Saraswati.
YANGERVIS m Spanish (Latin American)
This name is primarily Venezuelan.
YANGIBERDI m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek yangi meaning "young, new" and berdi meaning "gave".
YANGIBOY m Uzbek
Derived from the Uzbek yangi meaning "young, new" and boy meaning "rich, wealthy".
YANGIGUL f Uzbek
Derived from Uzbek yangi meaning "new, fresh, young" and gul meaning "flower, rose".
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