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Ynjgo - 15th-century spelling of Basque Eneko, probably meaning "my little one."
Yochana - Feminine form of Hebrew Yochanan, meaning "God is gracious."
Yusua - Arabic form of Hebrew Yehoshua, meaning "God is salvation."
Yehosef - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yishmael - Hebrew name meaning "God will hear." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Abraham. The Anglicized form is Ishmael.
Yehuw - Hebrew name meaning "God is He." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Israel and a son of Hanani. Jehu is the Anglicized form.
Yehowyaqiym - Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah raises up." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah who was defeated by the Babylonians. Jehoiakim is the Anglicized form.
Yevheniy - Ukrainian form of Russian Yevgeniy, meaning "well born." 
Yoshiyah - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah heals." In the bible, this is the name of the sixteenth king of Judah. Josiah is the Anglicized form.
Yickah - Hebrew name meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out." In the bible, this is the name of the sister of Lot.
Yaanay - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah answers." In the bible, this is the name of a man in the tribe of Gad.
Yisrael - Hebrew name meaning "God prevails" or "contender; soldier of God." In the bible, this is the name given to Jacob after wrestling with the angel. Israel is the Anglicized form.
Yuu - Japanese name meaning"higher, superior."
Yehowshaphat - Hebrew name meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a king of Judah. Jehoshaphat is the Anglicized form.
Yophiel - Hebrew name meaning "beauty of God." In Jewish lore, this is the name of an archangel. Jophiel is the Anglicized form.
Yachleel - Hebrew name meaning "God waits" or "whom God has made sick." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Zebulun. The English form is Jahleel.
Yusuf - Arabic form of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Deni - Pet form of French Denise, meaning "follower of Dionysos."
Yasmine - Variant spelling of French Yasmina, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yoram - Contracted form of Hebrew Yehoram, meaning "exalted by God." 
Yunru - Chinese name meaning "like bamboo skin."
Yevpraksiya - Russian form of Greek Eupraxia, meaning "good conduct." 
Yoshiko - Japanese name meaning 1) "favorite child," 2) "fragrant child," and 3) "good child."
Yafeu - Egyptian name meaning "bold."
Yuliya - Russian form of Roman Latin Julia, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Yehochanan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowchanan, meaning "whom Jehovah gave." 
Yirmeyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Yirmeyah, meaning "whom God has appointed." 
Yvon - French form of German Yvo, meaning "yew tree." Yves shares the same etymology.
Yancy - English name which may originally have been a NativeAmerican Indian word meaning "Englishman," and the origin for the word "Yankee." 
Yestin - Cornish form of Roman Latin Justinus, meaning "fair,just." 
Yohanan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yochanan, meaning "God is gracious."
Yowyakiyn - Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowyakiyn, meaning "God establishes." 
Yelizaveta - Variant spelling of Russian Elizaveta, meaning "God is my oath." 
Yahveh - Variant spelling of English Yahweh, meaning "existing one."
Yevgeni - Variant spelling of Russian Yevgeniy, meaning "well born." 
Yranig - Armenian name meaning "blessed."
Yocheved - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowkebed, meaning "God is glory."
Ygraine - Variant spelling of French Igraine, meaning "maiden, virgin." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the wife of Uther Pendragon.
Yehoash - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowash, meaning "given by the Lord" or "whom Jehovah gave." 
Yildiz - Turkish name meaning"star."
Yoshafat - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowshaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges." 
Ynes - Spanish form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
Yongrui - Chinese name meaning "forever good omen."
Yochebed - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowkebed, meaning "God is glory." 
Yevgeniya - Feminine form of Russian Yevgeniy, meaning "well born."
Yeshuwa -  Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "he is saved." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Nun. The Anglicized form is Jeshua.
Yannis - Contracted form of Greek Yiannis, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yimla - Hebrew name meaning "whom God will fill up." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Micaiah. Imla is the Anglicized form.
Yadown - Hebrew name meaning "judge," "thankful," or "whom God has judged." In the bible, this is the name of a man who helped Nehemiah rebuild the walls of Jerusalem. The English form is Jadon.
Yann - Breton form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."

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