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Names starting with Y

Yunru - Chinese name meaning "like bamboo skin."
Yaw - African Akan name meaning "born onThursday."
Yirmeyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Yirmeyah, meaning "whom God has appointed." 
Yrjö - Finnish form of Norwegian/Swedish Yrjan, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yvette - Feminine form of French Yves,meaning "yew tree."
Yasmin - Arabic name meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yussel - Yiddish pet form of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Ysabel - Variant spelling of Spanish Isabel, meaning "God is my oath."
Yaniv - Hebrew name meaning "he will speak."
Yağmur - Turkish name meaning"rain."
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. 
Yaron - Hebrew name meaning"to shout and sing."
Yitta - Yiddish form of Polish-Jewish Yetta, meaning "little home-ruler."
Yiska - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yickah, meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out." 
Yehuwdiy - Hebrew name meaning "Jew." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Nethaniah. Jehudi is the Anglicized form.
Yuichi - Japanese name meaning 1) "abundant/rich first (son)," and 2) brave first (son)." 
Yadon - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yadown, meaning "judge," "thankful," or "whom God has judged."
Yuanjun - Chinese name meaning "master of the Yuan river."
Yngve - Scandinavian form of Old Norse Yngvi, meaning "friend of Ing" or "worshiper of Ing."
Yesenia - Variant spelling of Spanish Yessenia, a type of palm tree found in South America.
Yen - Vietnamese name meaning"peace."
Yasir - Arabic name meaning "rich;well-to-do." 
Yaroslava - Feminine form of Russian Yaroslav, meaning "spring glory."
Yaromir - Russian form of Polish Jaromir,meaning "spring peace."
Yutaka - Japanese name meaning "abundant, prosperous, wealthy."
Yejide - African Yoruba name meaning "imageof the mother."
Yehiel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechiel, meaning "may God live!"
Yotam - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowtham, meaning "God is perfect."
Yehudit - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuwdiyth, meaning "Jewess" or "praised."
Yudel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised," or Yehuwdiy, meaning "Jew." 
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.
Yakim - Russian form of Hebrew Yehoyakim, meaning "Jehovah raises up."
Yusra - Arabian name meaning "wealthy."
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.
Ysbail - Welsh form of Spanish Isabel, meaning "God is my oath."
Yuwbal - Hebrew name meaning "river, stream." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lamech. Jubal is the Anglicized form.
Yaochuan - Chinese name meaning "honoring the river."
Yllka - Feminine form of Albanian Ylli,meaning "star."
Yonit - Feminine form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove."
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.
Yanyu - Chinese name meaning "misty rain."
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.
Yalon - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yalown, meaning "God lodges" or "passing the night; tarrying."
Yitro - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yithrow, meaning "his excellence." 
Yankel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yaaqob, meaning "supplanter."
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.
Yannic - Unisex pet form of Breton Yann, meaning "God is gracious."
Yachin - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yakiyn, meaning "he establishes" or "whom God strengthens." 
Ya - Chinese name meaning "graceful, sophisticated."
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.
Yehoshua -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowshuwa, meaning "God is salvation." 
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. 
Yoshie - Japanese name meaning 1) "beautiful river," 2) "cause-prosper/flourish, 3) "good grace," and 4) "nice favor/grace."
Yuming - Chinese name meaning "nimble-intellect."
Yunus - Arabic form of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove."
Yasha - Pet form of Russian Yakov, meaning "supplanter."
Yeshua -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Yeshuwa, meaning "he is saved." 
Yanling - Chinese name meaning "voluptuous-tinkling of jade pendants."
Yasmine - Variant spelling of French Yasmina, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yehowah - An English pronunciation of the ineffable name of the Hebrew god YHWH, meaning "existing one." 
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.
Yavuz - Turkish name meaning "grim, stern."
Yaotl -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "war" or"warrior."
Yermolai - Russian form of Greek Hermolaos,meaning "people of Hermes."
Yevpraksiya - Russian form of Greek Eupraxia, meaning "good conduct." 
Yochebed - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowkebed, meaning "God is glory." 
Yehoyakim - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowyaqiym, meaning "Jehovah raises up." 
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.
Yuko - Japanese name meaning 1) "affectionate child," 2) "child of leisure," and 3) "helpful child."
Yoshi - Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Yoshi-, meaning 1) "correct," 2) "fine, happy," and 3) "good, nice."
Yedidya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yediydeyah, Hebrew name meaning "beloved of God," "delight of God," or "friend of God." 
Yolanda -  English form of French Yolande, meaning "violet flower."
Yash - Hindi name meaning "glory."
Yuan - Chinese name meaning "graceful appearance of a flowing robe."
Yamka - Native American Hopi name meaning "blossom."
Yang - Chinese name meaning "bright; male, masculine; north of a stream; positive (electricity); south of a hill; sunlight."
Yasser - Variant spelling of Arabic Yasir, meaning "rich;well-to-do." 
Yishai - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yishay, meaning "I possess" or "wealthy."
Yusuf - Arabic form of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yefim - Russian form of Latin Euphemius, meaning "Well I speak."
Yasuhiro - Japanese name meaning 1) "calm and leisurely," 2) "most calm," 3) "most respectful, and 4) "abundant tranquility."
Yuki - Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Yuki-, meaning 1) "happiness; good fortune" and 2) "snow."
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.
Yasushi - Japanese name meaning "calm, quiet."
Yehu - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuw, meaning "God is He." 
Young - Korean unisex name meaning"forever; prosperity."
Yoktan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yoqtan, meaning "small." 
Yasamine - Variant spelling of Arabic Yasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yarden - Hebrew unisex name meaning "flowing down." In the bible, this is the name of a river in Palestine.
Youkahainen - Anglicized form of Finnish Joukahainen, possibly meaning "great, large."
Yanick - Unisex pet form of Breton Yann, meaning "God is gracious."
You - Chinese name meaning "friend."
Yishmeray - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah keeps." In the bible, this is the name of a Benjamite. The English form is Ishmerai.
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.
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.
Yoram - Contracted form of Hebrew Yehoram, meaning "exalted by God." 
Yao - Chinese name meaning 1) "high" or "sage," 2) "mound, round mass (esp. of earth)," and 3) "sparkle, dazzle."
Yoav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowab, meaning "Jehovah is father" or "whose father is Jehovah." 
Yusua - Arabic form of Hebrew Yehoshua, meaning "God is salvation."
Yefet - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yepheth, meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious." 
Yehonatan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehownathan, meaning "God has given." 
Yiftach - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yiphtach, meaning "he opens" or "whom God sets free." 
Yehuda - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehudah, meaning "praised."
Yumi - Japanese short form of names beginning with Yumi-, meaning"cause-beauty."
Yoshiyuki - Japanese name meaning 1) "correct going/way," 2) "happy going/way," and 3) "original-far-lasting."
Yanisin - Native American Navajo name meaning "ashamed."
Yrjan - Variant spelling of Norwegian/Swedish Yrian, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
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.
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.
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.
Yestin - Cornish form of Roman Latin Justinus, meaning "fair,just." 
Yoshiko - Japanese name meaning 1) "favorite child," 2) "fragrant child," and 3) "good child."
Yabetz - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yabets, meaning "pain, sorrow." 
Yevdokiya - Russian form of Greek Eudokia, meaning "good-seeming."
Yanamari - Basque name meaning "bitter grace."
Yongrui - Chinese name meaning "forever good omen."
Yamin - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yamiyn, meaning "the right hand," "the right side," or "the right quarter."
Yumiko - Japanese name meaning "cause-beauty-child."
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.
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.
Yann - Breton form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Yevgeniya - Feminine form of Russian Yevgeniy, meaning "well born."
Yutke - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yehuwdiyth, meaning "Jewess" or "praised."
Yancey - Variant spelling of English Yancy, possibly meaning "Englishman, Yankee."
Yaanay - Hebrew name meaning "whom Jehovah answers." In the bible, this is the name of a man in the tribe of Gad.
Yuliya - Russian form of Roman Latin Julia, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Yranig - Armenian name meaning "blessed."
Yannis - Contracted form of Greek Yiannis, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yasamin - Persian form of Arabic Yasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yoshikazu - Japanese name meaning 1) "correct quantity/volume," and 2) "good addition." 
Yafeu - Egyptian name meaning "bold."
Yakiv - Ukrainian form of Hebrew Yaakov, meaning "supplanter."
Yickah - Hebrew name meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out." In the bible, this is the name of the sister of Lot.
Yocheved - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowkebed, meaning "God is glory."
Ynjgo - 15th-century spelling of Basque Eneko, probably meaning "my little one."
Yulia - Variant spelling of Russian Yuliya, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Yophiel - Hebrew name meaning "beauty of God." In Jewish lore, this is the name of an archangel. Jophiel is the Anglicized form.
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.
Yale -  Welsh habitational surname transferred to forename use, derived from the word iâl, meaning "arable/fertile upland."
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.
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.
Ying - Chinese unisex name meaning "petal, flower; outstanding, surpassing; admirable, heroic."
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.
Yousef - Variant spelling of Arabic Yusuf, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yvo - Old German name derived from the word iv ("yew"), meaning "yew tree."
Yemelyan - Russian form of Latin Æmilianus, meaning "rival."
Yolonda - Variant spelling of English Yolanda, meaning "violet flower."
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.
Yareb - Hebrew name meaning "contender." In the bible, this is an epithet given to the king of Assyria. The English form is Jareb.
Yehudi - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuwdiy, meaning "Jew." 
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.
Ylva - Scandinavian form of Icelandic Úlfa, meaning"she-wolf."
Yazhi - Native American Navajo name meaning "little one."
Yordan - Bulgarian form of Hebrew Yarden, meaning "flowing down."
Yauwr - Hebrew name meaning "forested." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Elhanan. The English form is Jair.
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.
Yana - Feminine form of Bulgarian Yan, meaning "God is gracious."
Yorick - Shakespeare character name, probably meant to be a variant form of Danish Jorck, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yachne - Yiddish form of Hebrew Yochana, meaning "God is gracious." 
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."
Yoshihiro - Japanese name meaning "vast/extensive/widespread correctness."
Yaminah - Arabic name meaning"suitable; proper." 
Yrian - Norwegian and Swedish form of Low German Jurian, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yekaterina - Russian form of Greek Aikaterine, meaning "pure." Also spelled Ekaterina.
Yayoi - Japanese name meaning "spring."
Yingjie - Chinese name meaning "outstanding hero."
Yingpei - Chinese name meaning "revered hero."
Yeshayah - Hebrew name meaning "God is salvation." In the bible, this is the name of a great prophet called in English Isaiah. 
Yoel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowel, meaning "Jehovah is God" or "to whom Jehovah is God." 
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. 
Yeshaya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yeshayah, meaning "God is salvation."
Ye - Chinese name meaning 1) "era, epoch; leaf petal; something tiny and light," and 2) evil, wicked; misfortune; strange."
Yente - Variant form of Yiddish Yenta,meaning "aristocratic; noble," or, literally, "nice;well-meaning; good-hearted." 
Yanmei - Chinese name meaning "voluptuous plum."
Yona - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yonah, meaning "dove."
Yeshu - Variant form of Hebrew Yeshua, meaning "God is salvation." This is the Hebrew name for Jesus.
Yuji - Japanese name meaning "brave second (son)."
Yehosef - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yuka - Japanese name meaning 1) "cause-good," and 2) "help-fragrant/incense."
Yamanu - Egyptian myth name of a god of wind and air, meaning "the hidden one."
Yitzhak -  Variant form of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh."
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.
Yoltzin - Nahuatl name meaning "little heart."
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.
Yewande - African Yoruba name meaning"mother has returned."
Yared - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yered, meaning "descent." The English form is Jared.
Yegor - Russian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yongzheng - Chinese name meaning "harmony/union-correct."
Yardena - Feminine form of Hebrew unisex Yarden, meaning "flowing down." 
Yngvi - Proto-Germanic name meaning "friend of Ing" or "worshiper of Ing." 
Yefrem - Russian form of Hebrew Ephrayim,meaning "fruitful." 
Yanoro -  Possibly a Romani form of Italian Gennaro, meaning "January."
Yves - French form of German Yvo, meaning "yew tree." Yvon shares the same etymology.
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.
Yehudah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised." 
Yitzchaq - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yitzchak, meaning "he will laugh."
Yoichi - Japanese name meaning "bewitching/seductive first (son)," 2) "clear/sun/pride first (son)," 3) "foreign/ocean first (son)," and 4) "participating first (son)."
Yoshiaki - Japanese name meaning "clearly/evidently correct."
Yamir - Hebrew name meaning "to change."
Yehezkel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechezkel, meaning "God will strengthen." 
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.
Yasuko - Japanese name meaning "peaceful child."
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.
Yuliana - Russian form of Roman Latin Juliana, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Yustina - Russian form of Latin Justina, meaning "fair, just."
Yaozu - Chinese name meaning "dazzle-ancestor/originator."
Yevgeny - Variant spelling of Russian Yevgeniy, meaning "well born." 
Yosyp - Ukrainian form of Greek Ioseph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
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.
Yarwood - Anglicized form of Welsh Iorwerth, meaning "handsome lord."
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.
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.
Yelena - Russian form of Greek Helénē, probably meaning "torch."
Yrjänä - Variant form of Finnish Yrjö, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
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.
Yuri -  Variant spelling of Russian Yuriy, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
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.
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.
Yahweh - An English pronunciation of the ineffable name of the Hebrew god YHWH, meaning "existing one." 
Yidel - Yiddish pet form of Hebrew Yehudit, meaning "Jewess" or "praised."
Yoash - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowash, meaning "given by the Lord." 
Yianni - Short form of Greek Yiannis, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yaoting - Chinese name meaning "dazzle-court/hall."
Yaktan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yoqtan, meaning "small."
Yasmina - French form of Arabic Yasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yeruwsha - Hebrew name meaning "dispossessor" or "possessed (by a husband)." In the bible, this is the name of the wife of King Uzziah.
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.
Yvonne -  Feminine form of French Yvon, meaning "yew tree."
Yakov - Russian form of Greek Iakob, meaning "supplanter."
Yeshayahu - Variant form of Hebrew Yeshayah, meaning "God is salvation."
Yevheniy - Ukrainian form of Russian Yevgeniy, meaning "well born." 
Yevgeni - Variant spelling of Russian Yevgeniy, meaning "well born." 
Yohanan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yochanan, meaning "God is gracious."
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.
Yasu - Japanese name meaning"assertive child."
Yvon - French form of German Yvo, meaning "yew tree." Yves shares the same etymology.
Yochana - Feminine form of Hebrew Yochanan, meaning "God is gracious."
Yelizaveta - Variant spelling of Russian Elizaveta, meaning "God is my oath." 
Yowyakiyn - Contracted form of Hebrew Yehowyakiyn, meaning "God establishes." 
Yoshiro - Japanese name meaning 1) "correct boy/man," 2) "good boy/man," and 3) "vastly correct."
Yoshafat - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowshaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges." 
Yowkebed - Hebrew name meaning "God is glory." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of Miriam, Aaron and Moses.
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.
Yoana - Feminine form of Bulgarian Yoan, meaning "God is gracious."
Ynes - Spanish form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
Yancy - English name which may originally have been a NativeAmerican Indian word meaning "Englishman," and the origin for the word "Yankee." 
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.
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.
Ynez - Spanish form of Greek Hagne, meaning "chaste; holy."
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.
Yehoash - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowash, meaning "given by the Lord" or "whom Jehovah gave." 
Yehochanan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowchanan, meaning "whom Jehovah gave." 
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.
Yahveh - Variant spelling of English Yahweh, meaning "existing one."
Yuu - Japanese name meaning"higher, superior."
Yuriy - Russian form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yehoshafat - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowshaphat, meaning "God has judged" or "whom God judges." 
Yoshio - Japanese name meaning 1) "admirable/glorious soldier man," and 2) "good man."
Yildiz - Turkish name meaning"star."
Ygraine - Variant spelling of French Igraine, meaning "maiden, virgin." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the wife of Uther Pendragon.
Youssef - Variant spelling of Arabic Yousef, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yas - Native American Navajo name meaning "snow."
Yafet - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yepheth, meaning "opened" or "abundant, spacious." 
Yonatan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yownathan, meaning "God has given." 
Yedida - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yediydah, meaning "friend" or "beloved." 
Yeriya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yeriyah, meaning "people of Jehovah" or "taught by Jehovah." 
Yaffa - Hebrew name meaning "beautiful." 
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.
Yubi - Chinese name meaning "jade-wall."
Yolyamanitzin -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"considerate, tender person."
Yoseph -  Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yoda - Possibly a contracted form of Hebrew Yehuwdah, meaning "praised." This is the name of a wise Jedi master in the Star Wars stories.
Yaropolk - Russian form of Polish Jaropełk,meaning "spring people."
Yechiel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechiyel, meaning "God lives" or "whom God preserves alive." 
Yorath - Anglicized form of Welsh Iorwerth,meaning "handsome lord."
Yessenia - Variant spelling of Spanish Jessenia, a type of palm tree found in South America.
Yun - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "bamboo skin," and 2) "clouds."
Yuliy - Russian form of Roman Julius, meaning "descended from Jupiter (Jove)."
Yannick - Variant spelling of Breton unisex Yannic, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yazmin - Spanish form of Arabic Yasmin, meaning "jasmine flower," a plant in the olive family.
Yoni - Pet form of Hebrew Yonatan, meaning "God has given."
Yieshah - English variant form of Arabic Aisha, meaning "alive." 
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.
Yenta - Yiddish form of French gentille,meaning "aristocratic; noble," or, literally, "nice;well-meaning; good-hearted." 
Yngling - Old Norse name meaning "descendant of Ing."
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.
Yolande - Old French form of Greek Iolanthe, meaning "violet flower."
Yiskah - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yiska, meaning "one who beholds" or "one who looks out."
Yaroslav - Russian form of Polish Jarosław,meaning "spring glory."
Yentl - Variant spelling of Yiddish Yentel, meaning "aristocratic; noble," or, literally, "nice;well-meaning; good-hearted." 
Yaasuw - Hebrew name meaning "they will do" or "Jehovah made." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Bani.
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. 
Yiannis - Greek form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yesfir - Russian form of Persian Esther, meaning "star."
Yiesha - English variant form of Arabic Aisha, meaning "alive." 
Yori - Japanese unisex name meaning "servant to the public."
Yongnian - Chinese name meaning "eternal age/lifespan," i.e. "immortal."
Yusef - Variant spelling of Arabic Yusuf, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yoshito - Japanese name meaning 1) "correct man," 2) "nice man," and 3) "original man."
Yasuo - Japanese name meaning "healthy man."
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.
Yochanan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowchanan, meaning "God is gracious." 
Yoqtan - Hebrew name meaning "small." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Shem. Joktan is the Anglicized form.
Yaakov - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yaaqob, meaning "supplanter." 
Yoshiyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Yoshiyah, meaning "whom Jehovah heals."
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.
Yukiko - Japanese name meaning "rare child."
Yong - Korean unisex name meaning"courage."
Yunxu - Chinese name meaning "cloudy emptiness."
Yolotli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning"heart."
Yevgeniy - Variant spelling of Russian Evgeniy, meaning "well born." 
Yechezqel - Hebrew name meaning "God will strengthen." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet, the author of the Book of Ezekiel. 
Ying-tai - Chinese name meaning "very admirable."
Yediydah - Hebrew name meaning "friend" or "beloved." In the bible, this is the name of the mother of king Josiah.
Yuval - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yuwbal, meaning "river, stream." 
Yoki - Native American Hopi name meaning "rain."
Yerazig - Armenian name meaning "little dream."
Yrkki - Pet form of Finnish Jorkki, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yonca - Turkish name meaning"clover."
Yoko - Japanese name meaning 1) "foreign/ocean child" and 2) "sunny child." 
Yemima - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yemiymah, meaning "dove." 
Yuriko - Japanese name meaning "hundred-perfect-child."
Yahto - Native American Sioux name meaning "blue."
Yi - Chinese name meaning 1) "firm, resolute," and 2) "second."
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.
Yerusha - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yeruwsha, meaning "dispossessor" or "possessed (by a husband)."
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.
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.
Yosif - Bulgarian form of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yeghnig - Armenian name meaning "hind; red deer."
Yoshinori - Japanese name meaning "correct rule/law."
Yan - Chinese name meaning 1) "mist, smoke," and 2) "swallow (bird)," and 3) "voluptuous."
Yolihuani - Nahuatl name meaning "source of life."
Yosef - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yowceph, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yoan - Bulgarian form of Latin Johannes, meaning "God is gracious."
Yechezkel - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yechezqel, meaning "God will strengthen." 
Yushua - Arabic form of Hebrew Yehoshua, meaning "God is salvation."
Yaffit - Variant form of Hebrew Yaffa, meaning "beautiful."
Yoska -  Probably a Romani form of Hungarian J�ska, meaning "(God) shall add (another son)." 
Yhwh - In the bible, this is the ineffable name of the Hebrew god Jehovah, meaning "existing one." 
Yiorgos - Modern form of Greek Georgios, meaning "earth-worker, farmer." 
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.
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.
Yentel - Pet form of Yiddish Yente,meaning "aristocratic; noble," or, literally, "nice;well-meaning; good-hearted." 
Yayauhqui -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "blacksmoking mirror."
Yoloxochitl -  Nahuatl name meaning "flower of the heart."
Ylijumala - Finnish name meaning "over-god." In mythology, this is a title belonging to Ukko.
Yeter -   Armenian name meaning "ether."
Yuudai - Japanese name meaning"big/great/large hero.
Yafa - Sumerian form of Hebrew Yaffa, meaning "beautiful."
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. 
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."
Yorgos - Contracted form of Greek Yiorgos, meaning "earth-worker, farmer."
Yu - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "appearance, countenance," 2) "fish," 3) "feather, wing," 4) "jade," and 5) "nimble, quick."
Yordanka - Feminine form of Bulgarian Yordan, meaning "flowing down."
Yarona - Feminine form of Hebrew Yaron, meaning "to shout and sing."
Yue - Chinese unisex name meaning "moon."
Yehoyachin - Variant spelling of Hebrew Yehowyakiyn, meaning "God establishes." 
Yanko - Pet form of Bulgarian Yan, meaning"God is gracious." In use by the Romani.
Yusheng - Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "fish-life" or 2) "winged life."
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.
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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