Yusuf

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Yusuf
Pronunciation [ˈjuːsuf, ˈjuːsif]
Egyptian Arabic: [ˈjuːsef]
Gender Male
Language(s) Arabic
Origin
Language(s) Arabic
Other names
Short form(s) Yus

Yusuf (also transliterated as Jusuf, Yousof, Yossef, Yousaf, Youcef, Yousef, Youssef, Yousif, Youssif, Youssouf, Yousuf, Yusef, Yuseff, Yusof, or Yussef, Arabic: يوسفYūsuf and Yūsif) is a male Arabic name, meaning "God increases in piety, power and influence". It is the Arabic equivalent of the English name Joseph.

The name is given to Muslims, Christians and Jews. In Islam, the most famous "Yusuf" is the prophet Yusuf in the Quran.

Given name[edit]

Jusuf[edit]

Yossef[edit]

Youcef[edit]

Yousif[edit]

Youssef[edit]

Youssif[edit]

Youssouf[edit]

Yousuf[edit]

Yusof[edit]

Yussef[edit]

  • Yussef al-Shihri, (1985–2009), Former extrajudicial detainee at Guantanamo Bay

Yusuf[edit]

Surname[edit]

Giousouf[edit]

Yousef[edit]

Yusof[edit]

Yusuf[edit]

Yussuf[edit]

  • Ayila Yussuf, Nigerian football player for Dynamo Kyiv and Orduspor

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