Yusuf

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

Yusuf (also transliterated as Jusuf, Yousof, Yossef, Yousaf, Youcef, Yousef, Youssef, Yousif, Youssif, Youssof, Youssouf, Yousuf, Yusef, Yuseff, Usef, Yusof, or Yussef, Arabic: يوسف‎‎ Yūsuf and Yūsif) is a male Arabic name, meaning "God increases in piety, power and influence" in Hebrew.[1] It is the Arabic equivalent of both the Hebrew name Yossef and the English name Joseph.

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]

Youssof[edit]

Youssouf[edit]

Yousuf[edit]

Mian Yousuf Bhai Sukhera Choki PPF. (1955-)

Yusof[edit]

  • Yusof Ishak (1910–1970), first President of Singapore

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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References[edit]

  1. ^ From the Hebrew יהוה להוסיף YHWH Lhosif meaning "YHWH will increase/add".