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Names starting with Y

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