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Arabic

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Yusef is an Arabic name and the meaning of Yusef is ‘God increases,’ ‘God shall add,’ or ‘God shall multiply.’ The name is often associated with Joseph, one of the 12 sons of Jacob, who was well known as an interpreter of dreams. The variant of this name is Yosef (Hebrew), Joseph (Eng...

Origin:  

Arabic

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The meaning of Yunis is ‘dove’ and is often used to describe a ‘peaceful one.’ The name is often associated with its Hebrew variant Jonah. Jonah was a prophet in the Bible who was swallowed by a fish after he disobeyed God. Yunis is mainly popular among those who practice Islam. It is gen...

Origin:  

Arabic

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The meaning of Yunia is ‘youth, ‘born in June,’ and ‘one who belongs to Juno.’ Yunia is often linked with Julia, a female apostle commended by Paul in one of his letters. Julia is also a name given to girls in the house of Julius Caesar according to tradition in the ancient Roman Empire...

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French

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Yseult is a French name. The meaning of Yseult is ‘fair lady’. This name is commonly kept for girls. The German variant of the name means ‘ice ruler.’ The name derives from Iseult of Ireland, who was engaged to Mark of Cornwall but fell in love with Tristan, his nephew after drinking a lo...

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