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Names starting with Y

Yuanjun - Chinese name meaning "master of the Yuan river."
Yehuwdah - Hebrew name meaning "praised." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the fourth son of Jacob and Leah, the founder of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. Judah is the Anglicized form.
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.
Yaw - African Akan name meaning "born onThursday."
Yehowceph - Hebrew name meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." In the bible, this is the name of the eleventh son of Jacob who became an advisor to the pharaoh of Egypt. Joseph is the Anglicized form.
Yolihuani - Nahuatl name meaning "source of life."
Yemima - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yemiymah, meaning "dove." 
Yonah - Hebrew name meaning "dove." In the bible, this is the name of the prophet who was swallowed by a great fish. Jonah 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.
Yolyamanitzin -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"considerate, tender person."
Yentl - Variant spelling of Yiddish Yentel, meaning "aristocratic; noble," or, literally, "nice;well-meaning; good-hearted." 
Yves - French form of German Yvo, meaning "yew tree." Yvon shares the same etymology.
Ye - Chinese name meaning 1) "era, epoch; leaf petal; something tiny and light," and 2) evil, wicked; misfortune; strange."
Yaromir - Russian form of Polish Jaromir,meaning "spring peace."
Yamin - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yamiyn, meaning "the right hand," "the right side," or "the right quarter."
Yowel - Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah is God" or "to whom Jehovah is God." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the minor prophets. Joel is the Anglicized form.
Yusef - Variant spelling of Arabic Yusuf, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yestin - Cornish form of Roman Latin Justinus, meaning "fair,just." 
Yuwbal - Hebrew name meaning "river, stream." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lamech. Jubal is the Anglicized form.
Yuval - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yuwbal, meaning "river, stream." 
Yuudai - Japanese name meaning"big/great/large hero.
Yuu - Japanese name meaning"higher, superior."
Yutke - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yehuwdiyth, meaning "Jewess" or "praised."
Yusua - Arabic form of Hebrew Yehoshua, meaning "God is salvation."
Yustina - Russian form of Latin Justina, meaning "fair, just."
Yusra - Arabian name meaning "wealthy."
Yushua - Arabic form of Hebrew Yehoshua, meaning "God is salvation."
Yunxu - Chinese name meaning "cloudy emptiness."
Yunus - Arabic form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove."
Yuming - Chinese name meaning "nimble-intellect."
Yumiko - Japanese name meaning "cause-beauty-child."
Yuko - Japanese name meaning 1) "affectionate child," 2) "child of leisure," and 3) "helpful child."
Yukiko - Japanese name meaning "rare child."
Yuka - Japanese name meaning 1) "cause-good," and 2) "help-fragrant/incense."
Yubi - Chinese name meaning "jade-wall."
Yrjö - Finnish form of Norwegian/Swedish Yrjan, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yrjänä - Variant form of Finnish Yrjö, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yngvi - Proto-Germanic name meaning "friend of Ing" or "worshiper of Ing." 
Yngve - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Yngvi, meaning "friend of Ing" or "worshiper of Ing."
Yitta - Yiddish form of Polish-Jewish Yetta, meaning "little home-ruler."
Yiskah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yiska, meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out."
Yiska - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yickah, meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out." 
Yingpei - Chinese name meaning "revered hero."
Ying-tai - Chinese name meaning "very admirable."
Yildiz - Turkish name meaning"star."
Yieshah - English variant form of Arabic Aisha, meaning "alive." 
Yiesha - English variant form of Arabic Aisha, meaning "alive." 
Yidel - Yiddish pet form of Hebrew Yehudit, meaning "Jewess" or "praised."
Yickah - Hebrew name meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out." In the bible, this is the name of the sister of Lot.
Yllka - Feminine form of Albanian Ylli,meaning "star."
Yishmeray - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah keeps." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite. The English form is Ishmerai.
Yorgos - Contracted form of Greek Yiorgos, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yishay - Hebrew name meaning "I possess" or "wealthy." In the bible, this is the name of the father of King David. Jesse is the Anglicized form.
Yenta - Yiddish form of French gentille,meaning "aristocratic; noble," or, literally, "nice;well-meaning; good-hearted." 
Yowash - Hebrew name meaning "given by the Lord." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Gideon. Joash is the Anglicized form.
Yediydeyah - Hebrew name meaning "beloved of God," "delight of God," or "friend of God." In the bible, this is a name given to Solomon by Nathan. Jedidiah is the Anglicized form.
Yazhi - Native American Navajo name meaning "little one."
Yoshikazu - Japanese name meaning 1) "correct quantity/volume," and 2) "good addition." 
Yehowshuwa - Hebrew name meaning "God is salvation." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the leader of the Israelites after Moses died. Jehoshua and Joshua are Anglicized forms.
Yavan - Hebrew name meaning "Ionia, Greece." In the bible, this is a place name and the name of a grandson of Noah. The English form is Javan.
Yasmin - Arabic name meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yaotl -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "war" or"warrior."
Yumi - Japanese short form of names beginning with Yumi-, meaning"cause-beauty."
Yana - Feminine form of Bulgarian Yan, meaning "God is gracious."
Yedidya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yediydeyah, Hebrew name meaning "beloved of God," "delight of God," or "friend of God." 
Yoshinori - Japanese name meaning "correct rule/law."
Yarden - Hebrew unisex name meaning "flowing down." In the bible, this is the name of a river in Palestine.
Yvonne -  Feminine form of French Yvon, meaning "yew tree."
Yash - Hindi name meaning "glory."
Yoseph -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yosef - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yong - Korean unisex name meaning"courage."
Yasmine - Variant spelling of French Yasmina, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yeshu - Variant form of Hebrew Yeshua, meaning "God is salvation." This is the Hebrew name for Jesus.
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.
Yuki - Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Yuki-, meaning 1) "happiness; good fortune" and 2) "snow."
Yannick - Variant spelling of Breton unisex Yannic, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yasir - Arabic name meaning "rich;well-to-do." 
Yaminah - Arabic name meaning"suitable; proper." 
Yasushi - Japanese name meaning "calm, quiet."
Yejide - African Yoruba name meaning "imageof the mother."
Yakiv - Ukrainian form of Hebrew Yaakov, meaning "supplanter."
Yoda - Possibly a contracted form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised." This is the name of a wise Jedi master in the Star Wars stories.
Yoshiro - Japanese name meaning 1) "correct boy/man," 2) "good boy/man," and 3) "vastly correct."
Yoshi - Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Yoshi-, meaning 1) "correct," 2) "fine, happy," and 3) "good, nice."
Yudel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised," or Yehuwdiy, meaning "Jew." 
Yuliana - Russian form of Roman Latin Juliana, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Yasha - Pet form of Russian Yakov, meaning "supplanter."
Yusheng - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "fish-life" or 2) "winged life."
Yuriko - Japanese name meaning "hundred-perfect-child."
Yuliya - Russian form of Roman Latin Julia, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Yussel - Yiddish pet form of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yuriy - Russian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yanling - Chinese name meaning "voluptuous-tinkling of jade pendants."
Yusuf - Arabic form of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yuliy - Russian form of Roman Julius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Yiannis - Greek form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yunru - Chinese name meaning "like bamboo skin."
Yulia - Variant spelling of Russian Yuliya, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Yue - Chinese unisex name meaning "moon."
Yu - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "appearance, countenance," 2) "fish," 3) "feather, wing," 4) "jade," and 5) "nimble, quick."
Yowchanan - Hebrew name meaning "God is gracious." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Josiah. Johanan is the Anglicized form.
Yehudi - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuwdiy, meaning "Jew." 
Yas - Native American Navajo name meaning "snow."
Ying - Chinese unisex name meaning "petal, flower; outstanding, surpassing; admirable, heroic."
Yasuo - Japanese name meaning "healthy man."
Yanmei - Chinese name meaning "voluptuous plum."
Yether - Hebrew name meaning "abundance" or "overhanging." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the father-in-law of Moses. He is also known by the name Yithrow. Jether 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.
Yoshiaki - Japanese name meaning "clearly/evidently correct."
Yolanda -  English form of French Yolande, meaning "violet flower."
Yoan - Bulgarian form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Yuri -  Variant spelling of Russian Yuriy, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yessenia - Variant spelling of Spanish Jessenia, a type of palm tree found in South America.
Ysabel - Variant spelling of Spanish Isabel, meaning "God is my oath."
Yao - Chinese name meaning 1) "high" or "sage," 2) "mound, round mass (esp. of earth)," and 3) "sparkle, dazzle."
Yoash - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowash, meaning "given by the Lord." 
Yowach - Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah is brother" or "whose brother is Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Asaph. Joah is the Anglicized form.
Yafet - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yepheth, meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious." 
Yemelyan - Russian form of Latin Æmilianus, meaning "rival."
Yehoshua -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God is salvation." 
Yaffa - Hebrew name meaning "beautiful." 
Youssef - Variant spelling of Arabic Yousef, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yeghnig - Armenian name meaning "hind; red deer."
Yvain - French form of Old Breton Even and Middle English Ywain, meaning "well born." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of the Round Table, also known by the Welsh name Owain.
Yutaka - Japanese name meaning "abundant, prosperous, wealthy."
Yun - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "bamboo skin," and 2) "clouds."
Yuji - Japanese name meaning "brave second (son)."
Yuichi - Japanese name meaning 1) "abundant/rich first (son)," and 2) brave first (son)." 
Yuan - Chinese name meaning "graceful appearance of a flowing robe."
Yrjan - Variant spelling of Norwegian/Swedish Yrian, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yrian - Norwegian and Swedish form of Low German Jurian, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yngling - Old Norse name meaning "descendant of Ing."
Yingjie - Chinese name meaning "outstanding hero."
Yi - Chinese name meaning 1) "firm, resolute," and 2) "second."
Ygraine - Variant spelling of French Igraine, meaning "maiden, virgin." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the wife of Uther Pendragon.
Yasamin - Persian form of Arabic Yasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yeshaya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yeshayah, meaning "God is salvation."
Yehosef - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yared - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yered, meaning "descent." The English form is Jared.
Yasmina - French form of Arabic Yasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yolande - Old French form of Greek Iolanthe, meaning "violet flower."
Yancey - Variant spelling of English Yancy, possibly meaning "Englishman, Yankee."
Yasser - Variant spelling of Arabic Yasir, meaning "rich;well-to-do." 
Yael - Hebrew name meaning "chamois," "ibex," or "mountain goat." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of Heber the Kenite who killed general Sisera, an enemy of the Israelites.
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.
Yasamine - Variant spelling of Arabic Yasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Ysbail - Welsh form of Spanish Isabel, meaning "God is my oath."
Yahto - Native American Sioux name meaning "blue."
Yamka - Native American Hopi name meaning "blossom."
Yehowchanan - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah gave." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a high priest who lived in the time of Ezra. The Anglicized form is Jehohanan.
Yerusha - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yeruwsha, meaning "dispossessor" or "possessed (by a husband)."
Yepheth - Hebrew name meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Noah. Japheth is the Anglicized form.
Yordan - Bulgarian form of Hebrew Yarden, meaning "flowing down."
Yeshua -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Yeshuwa, meaning "he is saved." 
Yowyakiyn - Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowyakiyn, meaning "God establishes." 
Yowtham - Hebrew name meaning "God is perfect." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the youngest son of Gideon. Jotham is the Anglicized form.
Yowram - Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowram, meaning "God is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah. Joram is the Anglicized form.
Yownathan - Contracted form of Hebrew Yehownathan, meaning "God has given." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Saul and a close friend of David. Jonathan is the Anglicized form. 
Yowkebed - Hebrew name meaning "God is glory." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Miriam, Aaron and Moses.
Yowceph - Hebrew name meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eleventh son of Jacob who became an advisor to the pharaoh of Egypt. Joseph is the Anglicized form.
Yowb - Hebrew name meaning "persecuted." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Issachar. Job is the Anglicized form. He is also called Jashub. 
Yousef - Variant spelling of Arabic Yusuf, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Young - Korean unisex name meaning"forever; prosperity."
Youkahainen - Anglicized form of Finnish Joukahainen, possibly meaning "great, large."
You - Chinese name meaning "friend."
Yotam - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowtham, meaning "God is perfect."
Yosyp - Ukrainian form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yoska -  Probably a Romani form of Hungarian J�ska, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yosif - Bulgarian form of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yoshiyuki - Japanese name meaning 1) "correct going/way," 2) "happy going/way," and 3) "original-far-lasting."
Yoshiyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Yoshiyah, meaning "whom Jehovah heals."
Yoshito - Japanese name meaning 1) "correct man," 2) "nice man," and 3) "original man."
Yoshio - Japanese name meaning 1) "admirable/glorious soldier man," and 2) "good man."
Yoshiko - Japanese name meaning 1) "favorite child," 2) "fragrant child," and 3) "good child."
Yoshihiro - Japanese name meaning "vast/extensive/widespread correctness."
Yoshie - Japanese name meaning 1) "beautiful river," 2) "cause-prosper/flourish, 3) "good grace," and 4) "nice favor/grace."
Yoshafat - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowshaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges." 
York - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the city name, itself from eure-ric or eouer-ric, composed of the elements euere "wild boar" and ryc "refuge," hence "retreat from wild boars," which were in the forest of Gautries. 
Yorick - Shakespeare character name, probably meant to be a variant form of Danish Jorck, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yori - Japanese unisex name meaning "servant to the public."
Yordanka - Feminine form of Bulgarian Yordan, meaning "flowing down."
Yorath - Anglicized form of Welsh Iorwerth,meaning "handsome lord."
Yoram - Contracted form of Hebrew Yehoram, meaning "exalted by God." 
Yoqtan - Hebrew name meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Shem. Joktan is the Anglicized form.
Yonit - Feminine form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove."
Yoni - Pet form of Hebrew Yonatan, meaning "God has given."
Yongzheng - Chinese name meaning "harmony/union-correct."
Yongrui - Chinese name meaning "forever good omen."
Yongnian - Chinese name meaning "eternal age/lifespan," i.e. "immortal."
Yonca - Turkish name meaning"clover."
Yonatan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yownathan, meaning "God has given." 
Yona - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove."
Yoltzin - Nahuatl name meaning "little heart."
Yoloxochitl -  Nahuatl name meaning "flower of the heart."
Yolotli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"heart."
Yolonda - Variant spelling of English Yolanda, meaning "violet flower."
Yoktan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yoqtan, meaning "small." 
Yoko - Japanese name meaning 1) "foreign/ocean child" and 2) "sunny child." 
Yoki - Native American Hopi name meaning "rain."
Yoichi - Japanese name meaning "bewitching/seductive first (son)," 2) "clear/sun/pride first (son)," 3) "foreign/ocean first (son)," and 4) "participating first (son)."
Yohanan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yochanan, meaning "God is gracious."
Yoel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowel, meaning "Jehovah is God" or "to whom Jehovah is God." 
Yocheved - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowkebed, meaning "God is glory."
Yochebed - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowkebed, meaning "God is glory." 
Yochanan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowchanan, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yochana - Feminine form of Hebrew Yochanan, meaning "God is gracious."
Yoav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowab, meaning "Jehovah is father" or "whose father is Jehovah." 
Yoana - Feminine form of Bulgarian Yoan, meaning "God is gracious."
Ylli - Albanian name meaning "star." This may have been the meaning of the name of the first Illyrian king, Hyllus, who died in 1225 BC.
Yevpraksiya - Russian form of Greek Eupraxia, meaning "good conduct." 
Yevheniy - Ukrainian form of Russian Yevgeniy, meaning "well born." 
Yevgeniya - Feminine form of Russian Yevgeniy, meaning "well born."
Yevgeni - Variant spelling of Russian Yevgeniy, meaning "well born." 
Yevdokiya - Russian form of Greek Eudokia, meaning "good-seeming."
Yeter -   Armenian name meaning "ether."
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.
Yeshayahu - Variant form of Hebrew Yeshayah, meaning "God is salvation."
Yeshayah - Hebrew name meaning "God is salvation." In the bible, this is the name of a great prophet called in English Isaiah. 
Yesfir - Russian form of Persian Esther, meaning "star."
Yesenia - Variant spelling of Spanish Yessenia, a type of palm tree found in South America.
Yeruwsha - Hebrew name meaning "dispossessor" or "possessed (by a husband)." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King Uzziah.
Yermolai - Russian form of Greek Hermolaos,meaning "people of Hermes."
Yeriychow - Hebrew name meaning "city of the moon" or "place of fragrance." In the bible, this is the name of a city near the Dead Sea, abounding in fragrant products such as balsam and cyprus. Jericho is the Anglicized form.
Yeriyah - Hebrew name meaning "people of Jehovah" or "taught by Jehovah." In the bible, this is the name of the chief of the house of Hebron. Jerijah is the Anglicized form.
Yeriya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yeriyah, meaning "people of Jehovah" or "taught by Jehovah." 
Yered - Hebrew name meaning "descent." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Enoch and a descendant of Judah. The English form is Jered.
Yerchanig - Armenian name meaning "happy."
Yerazig - Armenian name meaning "little dream."
Yerachmiel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yerachmeel, meaning "may God have pity" or "whom God loves." In the book of Enoch, this is the name of an archangel. Jerahmiel is the Anglicized form.
Yerachmeel - Hebrew name meaning "may God have pity" or "whom God loves." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Hezron. Jerahmeel is the Anglicized form.
Yentel - Pet form of Yiddish Yente,meaning "aristocratic; noble," or, literally, "nice;well-meaning; good-hearted." 
Yente - Variant form of Yiddish Yenta,meaning "aristocratic; noble," or, literally, "nice;well-meaning; good-hearted." 
Yen - Vietnamese name meaning"peace."
Yelizaveta - Variant spelling of Russian Elizaveta, meaning "God is my oath." 
Yelena - Russian form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Yekaterina - Russian form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure." Also spelled Ekaterina.
Yehuwdiy - Hebrew name meaning "Jew." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nethaniah. Jehudi is the Anglicized form.
Yehudit - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuwdiyth, meaning "Jewess" or "praised."
Yehudah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised." 
Yehuda - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehudah, meaning "praised."
Yehu - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuw, meaning "God is He." 
Yehoyakim - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
Yehoyachin - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowyakiyn, meaning "God establishes." 
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.
Yehowyakiyn - Hebrew name meaning "God establishes." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Judah, the son of Yehowyaqiym. He was imprisoned by Nebuchadnezzar. Jehoiachin is the Anglicized form.
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.
Yehowram - Hebrew name meaning "God is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah. Jehoram is the Anglicized form.
Yehownathan - Hebrew name meaning "God has given." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the eldest son of Saul and a close friend of David. Jehonathan is the Anglicized form. 
Yehowash - Hebrew name meaning "given by the Lord" or "whom Jehovah gave." In the bible, this is the name of a son of king Ahaziah and a son of king Jehoahaz. Jehoash is the Anglicized form.
Yehowah - An English pronunciation of the ineffable name of the Hebrew god YHWH, meaning "existing one." 
Yehowachaz - Hebrew name meaning "Jehovah as seized" or "whom Jehovah holds fast." In the bible, this is the name of two kings of Judah and a king of Israel. Jehoahaz is the Anglicized form.
Yehoshafat - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowshaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges." 
Yehoram - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowram, meaning "God is exalted." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a king of Judah.
Yehonatan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehownathan, meaning "God has given." 
Yehochanan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowchanan, meaning "whom Jehovah gave." 
Yehoash - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowash, meaning "given by the Lord" or "whom Jehovah gave." 
Yehiel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechiel, meaning "may God live!"
Yegor - Russian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yefrem - Russian form of Hebrew Ephrayim,meaning "fruitful." 
Yefim - Russian form of Latin Euphemius, meaning "Well I speak."
Yediydah - Hebrew name meaning "friend" or "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of king Josiah.
Yedida - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yediydah, meaning "friend" or "beloved." 
Yechiel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechiyel, meaning "God lives" or "whom God preserves alive." 
Yechezkel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechezqel, meaning "God will strengthen." 
Yazmin - Spanish form of Arabic Yasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yayoi - Japanese name meaning "spring."
Yayauhqui -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "blacksmoking mirror."
Yavuz - Turkish name meaning "grim, stern."
Yasuko - Japanese name meaning "peaceful child."
Yasuhiro - Japanese name meaning 1) "calm and leisurely," 2) "most calm," 3) "most respectful, and 4) "abundant tranquility."
Yasu - Japanese name meaning"assertive child."
Yarwood - Anglicized form of Welsh Iorwerth, meaning "handsome lord."
Yaroslava - Feminine form of Russian Yaroslav, meaning "spring glory."
Yaroslav - Russian form of Polish Jarosław,meaning "spring glory."
Yaropolk - Russian form of Polish Jaropełk,meaning "spring people."
Yarona - Feminine form of Hebrew Yaron, meaning "to shout and sing."
Yareb - Hebrew name meaning "contender." In the bible, this is an epithet given to the king of Assyria. The English form is Jareb.
Yardena - Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Yarden, meaning "flowing down." 
Yaozu - Chinese name meaning "dazzle-ancestor/originator."
Yaoting - Chinese name meaning "dazzle-court/hall."
Yaochuan - Chinese name meaning "honoring the river."
Yanyu - Chinese name meaning "misty rain."
Yanoro -  Possibly a Romani form of Italian Gennaro, meaning "January."
Yannis - Contracted form of Greek Yiannis, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yannic - Unisex pet form of Breton Yann, meaning "God is gracious."
Yann - Breton form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Yanko - Pet form of Bulgarian Yan, meaning"God is gracious." In use by the Romani.
Yankel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yaaqob, meaning "supplanter."
Yanisin - Native American Navajo name meaning "ashamed."
Yanick - Unisex pet form of Breton Yann, meaning "God is gracious."
Yang - Chinese name meaning "bright; male, masculine; north of a stream; positive (electricity); south of a hill; sunlight."
Yancy - English name which may originally have been a NativeAmerican Indian word meaning "Englishman," and the origin for the word "Yankee." 
Yanamari - Basque name meaning "bitter grace."
Yamir - Hebrew name meaning "to change."
Yamanu - Egyptian myth name of a god of wind and air, meaning "the hidden one."
Yale -  Welsh habitational surname transferred to forename use, derived from the word iâl, meaning "arable/fertile upland."
Yaktan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yoqtan, meaning "small."
Yakov - Russian form of Greek Iakob, meaning "supplanter."
Yakim - Russian form of Hebrew Yehoyakim, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Yahweh - An English pronunciation of the ineffable name of the Hebrew god YHWH, meaning "existing one." 
Yahveh - Variant spelling of English Yahweh, meaning "existing one."
Yaffit - Variant form of Hebrew Yaffa, meaning "beautiful."
Yafeu - Egyptian name meaning "bold."
Yafa - Sumerian form of Hebrew Yaffa, meaning "beautiful."
Yachne - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yochana, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yachin - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yakiyn, meaning "he establishes" or "whom God strengthens." 
Yaakov - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yaaqob, meaning "supplanter." 
Yağmur - Turkish name meaning"rain."
Ya - Chinese name meaning "graceful, sophisticated."
Yewande - African Yoruba name meaning"mother has returned."
Yechiyel - Hebrew name meaning "God lives" or "whom God preserves alive." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of king Jehoshaphat. Jehiel is the Anglicized form.
Yalon - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yalown, meaning "God lodges" or "passing the night; tarrying."
Yitro - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yithrow, meaning "his excellence." 
Yranig - Armenian name meaning "blessed."
Yvon - French form of German Yvo, meaning "yew tree." Yves shares the same etymology.
Yvette - Feminine form of French Yves,meaning "yew tree."
Yan - Chinese name meaning 1) "mist, smoke," and 2) "swallow (bird)," and 3) "voluptuous."
Yevgeny - Variant spelling of Russian Yevgeniy, meaning "well born." 
Yevgeniy - Variant spelling of Russian Evgeniy, meaning "well born." 
Yehezkel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechezkel, meaning "God will strengthen." 
Yefet - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yepheth, meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious." 
Yeduwthuwn - Hebrew name meaning "praising." In the bible, this is the name of a Levite of the family of Merari. Jeduthun is the Anglicized form.
Yechezqel - Hebrew name meaning "God will strengthen." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet, the author of the Book of Ezekiel. 
Yauwr - Hebrew name meaning "forested." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Elhanan. The English form is Jair.
Yashuwb - Hebrew name meaning "he will return" or "turning oneself." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Bani and a son of Issachar. The English form is Jashub.
Yaniv - Hebrew name meaning "he will speak."
Yamiyn - Hebrew name meaning "the right hand," "the right side," or "the right quarter." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Simeon. The English form is Jamin.
Yalown - Hebrew name meaning "God lodges" or "passing the night; tarrying." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ezra and a descendent of Caleb. The English form of Jalon.
Yakiyn - Hebrew name meaning "he establishes" or "whom God strengthens." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a son of Simeon. The English form is Jachin.
Yaiyr - Hebrew name meaning "whom God enlightens." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a descendant of Manasseh. The English form is Jair.
Yadon - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yadown, meaning "judge," "thankful," or "whom God has judged."
Yada - Hebrew name meaning "he knows" or "wise." In the bible, this is the name of a member of the tribe of Judah. The English form is Jada.
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.
Yabiyn - Hebrew name meaning "whom God observes." In the bible, this is the name of two kings of the Hazor. The English form is Jabin.
Yabetz - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yabets, meaning "pain, sorrow." 
Yaasuw - Hebrew name meaning "they will do" or "Jehovah made." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Bani.
Yaaqob - Hebrew name meaning "supplanter." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Isaac and Rebecca, and the twin brother of Esau.
Yaanay - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah answers." In the bible, this is the name of a man in the tribe of Gad.
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.
Ynez - Spanish form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
Yiorgos - Modern form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer." 
Yianni - Short form of Greek Yiannis, meaning "God is gracious." 
Ylva - Scandinavian form of Icelandic Úlfa, meaning"she-wolf."
Yhwh - In the bible, this is the ineffable name of the Hebrew god Jehovah, meaning "existing one." 
Yaron - Hebrew name meaning"to shout and sing."
Yitzhak -  Variant form of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh."
Yishai - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yishay, meaning "I possess" or "wealthy."
Yirmeyah - Hebrew name meaning "whom God has appointed." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including one of the six major prophets. Jeremiah is the Anglicized form.
Ynes - Spanish form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
Yrkki - Pet form of Finnish Jorkki, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Ylijumala - Finnish name meaning "over-god." In mythology, this is a title belonging to Ukko.
Ynjgo - 15th-century spelling of Basque Eneko, probably meaning "my little one."
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.
Yiphtach - Hebrew name meaning "he opens" or "whom God sets free." In the bible, this is the name of a city and the name of a son of Gilead. Jephthah and Jiphtah are Anglicized forms.
Yseult - Variant spelling of French Iseult, meaning "ice battle."
Yvo - Old German name derived from the word iv ("yew"), meaning "yew tree."
Yissaskar - Hebrew name meaning "he is wages" or "he brings wages." In the bible, this is the name of a Korahite and the name of the ninth son of Jacob. Issachar is the Anglicized form.
Yirmeyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Yirmeyah, meaning "whom God has appointed." 
Yitzchaq - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh."
Yiftach - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yiphtach, meaning "he opens" or "whom God sets free." 
Yitzchak - Hebrew name meaning "he will laugh." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Abraham and father of Esau and Jacob. The Anglicized form if Isaac.
Yithrow - Hebrew name meaning "his abundance" or "overhanging." In the bible, this is the name of the father-in-law of Moses. Jethro is the Anglicized form. He is also known as Yether. 
Yiska - Native American Navajo name meaning "the night has passed."
Yolotli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"heart."
Yolyamanitzin -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"just, tender, considerate person."
Yong (chinese - 1-勇, 2-永, 3-雍):  Chinese name meaning 1) "brave, soldier," 2) "eternal, permanent," and 3) "harmony, union."
Yori - Japanese unisex name meaning "servant to the public."
Yoshi - Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Yoshi-, meaning 1) "correct," 2) "fine, happy," and 3) "good, nice."
Young - Korean unisex name meaning"forever; prosperity."
Yu - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "appearance, countenance," 2) "fish," 3) "feather, wing," 4) "jade," and 5) "nimble, quick."
Yue - Chinese unisex name meaning "moon."
Yuki - Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Yuki-, meaning 1) "happiness; good fortune" and 2) "snow."
Yuli (russian - Юлий):  Basque form of Roman Latin Julius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Yun - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "bamboo skin," and 2) "clouds."
Yusheng - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "fish-life" or 2) "winged life."
Yahya (arabic - زكريا): Arabic form of Hebrew Yowchanan,meaning "God is gracious."
Yan (bulgarian - Ян):  Bulgarian form of Greek Ioannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Yanick - Unisex pet form of Breton Yann, meaning "God is gracious."
Yanni (greek - Γάννη, Hebrew: יַנִי):  Variant spelling of Greek Yianni,  meaning "God is gracious."
Yannick - Variant spelling of Breton unisex Yannic, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yaotl -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "war" or"warrior."
Yarden - Hebrew unisex name meaning "flowing down." In the bible, this is the name of the river in Palestine. The English form is Jordan.
Yayauhqui -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "blacksmoking mirror."
Yaa (hebrew - יָאָה):  African Akan name meaning "born onThursday."
Yasmeen (urdu - یاسمین): Pakistani form of Arabic Yasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Ying - Chinese unisex name meaning "petal, flower; outstanding, surpassing; admirable, heroic."
Yeva (russian - Ева): Armenian and Russian form of Greek Eva, meaning "life." 

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