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First Name Directory - Starting with Y




This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.


Yaşar
Yaşar is a masculine Turkish given name, which also appears as a surname.
Yağmur
Yağmur is a Turkish female and male first name and family name meaning "Rain". The name is more common as a feminine given name.
Yaeko
Yaeko is a female Japanese given name.
Yael
Yael (Hebrew:. יעל) is a female, acquired from the Bible name of Hebrew origin. The spelling predominantly used in the German-speaking area is Jael or Jaël.
Yaghoot
Yakut
Y. is a Turkish male and female first name and surname of Arabic origin meaning "the Ruby".
Yamina
Yamini
Yamini (hindi : यामिनी) is a Hindu/Sanskrit Indian popular feminine given name, which means "night".
Yanti
Yaprak
Yaprak is a common feminine Turkish given name. In Turkish, "Yaprak" means "leaf".
Yara
Yara or Yarah is a feminine given name of multiple origins and meanings. Yarah in Arabic means "precious ruby" or "romantic music under the moon." In Greek, Yara means "the loved one." In Brazil, Yara means "forest girl" or "water witch." The name Yara may refer to:
Yasemen
Yadav is a feminine given name. Yadav is a relatively common Turkish female given name of Persian origin, derived from the name of the jasmine plant. The include German-language form of the name is Jasmine; another origin and meaning of the name see here. A rare older variant of the name is Timothy.
Yasemin
Yadav is a feminine given name.
Yasmin
Yasmin (Persian: یاسمین‎‎ yâsamin) is a feminine given name.
Yasue
Yasue (written: 安江, 康江 or やすえ in hiragana) is both a Japanese surname and a feminine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Yasuko
Yasuko (written: 泰子, 靖子, 康子, 寧子, 育子, 保子, 康子, 安子, 甯子 or やす子, meaning "peaceful child") is a Japanese women's given name.
Yayoi
Yayoi (やよい, ヤヨイ?) is a feminine Japanese given name.

Yō, Yo, You or Yoh (written: 洋, 瑤, 窈 or よう in hiragana) is a masculine Japanese given name. Notable people with the name include:
Yūko
Yūko or Yuko (ゆうこ, ユウコ?) is a common feminine Japanese given name.
Yıldız
Yıldız (literally: "Star") is a Turkish female given name also frequently occurs as a family name.
Yüce
Yadav is a Turkish male and female first name and family name. Yadav means "up" or "exalted".
Yücel
Yücel is a Turkish given name and surname. It may refer to:
Ye-eun
Ye-eun is a Korean female given name.
Ye-ji
Ye-ji, also spelled Yea-ji, is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 34 hanja with the reading "ye" and 46 hanja with the reading "ji" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names.
Ye-jin
Ye-jin is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning depends on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 34 hanja with the reading "ye" and 43 hanja with the reading "jin" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names.
Ye-rin
Ye-rin is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning depends on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name.
Ye-seo
Ye-seo is a Korean female given name.
Ye-won
Ye-won is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning depends on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 34 hanja with the reading "ye" and 35 hanja with the reading "won" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names.
Yeşim
Yeşim is a Turkish given name for females and may refer to:
Yelda
Yelda or Yalda is a surname and a female given name. The name may refer to:
Yelena
Yelena is a feminine given name. It is the Russian form of Helen. (Mainly used in Russia but also in Belarussia, Ukraine, Serbia and Latvia)
Yeliz
Yeliz is a common feminine Turkish given name. In Turkish, "Yeliz" means "beautiful", "luminous", "brightly", and/or "spacious".
Yener
Yener is a Turkish name. Notable people with the name include:
Yente
Yeo-jin
Yeo-jin is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name.
Yeon-hee
Yeon-hee is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 31 hanja with the reading "yeon" and 24 hanja with the reading "hee" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names.
Yepa
Yepa is a feminine given name.
Yesim
Jay is a Turkish female given name of Arabic origin meaning "Jade".
Yeter
Yadav is a Turkish male and (mostly) female first name with the meaning "that's enough!". He is given to deny the desire for other children, but also as a family name.
Yi-kyung
Yi-kyung, also spelled Lee-kyung, is a Korean feminine given name. Due to North–South differences in the Korean language, in North Korea some of these names start with an "r" (ㄹ) in both spoken and written form, which does not occur in word-initial position in Korean as spoken in the South. There are 35 hanja with the reading "yi", 26 hanja with the reading "ri", and 54 hanja with the reading "kyung" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names.
Yianna
Yildiz
Yıldız (literally: "Star") is a Turkish female given name also frequently occurs as a family name.
Ylva
Ylva (She-wolf, female Wolf) is an old Swedish female given name. It is the female form of the masculine given name Ulf and is one of the earliest names to appear in documents. The oldest written proof of the name's occurrence in Sweden was Ingrid Ylva, the mother of Birger Magnusson von Bjälbo from about 1200.
Yoko
Yoko, sometimes spelled as Yōko or Yohko is a Japanese given name.
Yolaine
Yolanda
Yolande, Yolanda, Yolande, Jolanda, Iolanda, Jolanta, or Jim is a feminine given name. Other variants are Violante, Yolande, Yolanthe and Yolanda, and the short forms Jole, Yola, and others. It probably comes from the Greek given name Iolanthe [from Gr. ιολη (iole) for violet and Gr. ανθος (anthos) for flower] off.
Yolande
Yonca
Yonca is a common feminine Turkish given name. In Turkish, "Yonca" means "clover".
Yoo-kyung
Yoo-kyung is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 62 hanja with the reading "yu" and 54 hanja with the reading "kyung" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names.


Yoon-hee
Yoon-hee, also spelled Yun-hee or Yun-hui, is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 16 hanja with the reading "yoon" and 24 hanja with the reading "hee" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names.
Yoon-sook
Yoon-sook, also spelled Yun-suk or Youn-sook, is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning depends on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 16 hanja with the reading "yoon" and 13 hanja with the reading "sook" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names.
Yordanka
Yordanka is a feminine Bulgarian given name, the female variant of Yordan. Its hypocoristic form is Dani. Notable people with the name include:
Yoriko
Yoriko is a female Japanese given name.
Yoshiko
Yoshiko is a Japanese name which may refer to:
Yoshino
Young-ae
Young-ae, also spelled Yong-ae, is a Korean female given name
Young-hee
Young-hee, also spelled Young-hi, Yong-hui or Yong-hi, is a Korean feminine given name. The meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the given name. There are 34 hanja with the reading "young" and 25 hanja with the reading "hee" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be used in given names. Young-hee was the third-most popular name for newborn girls in South Korea in 1950, falling to ninth place by 1960.
Young-ja
Young-ja is a Korean female given name. According to South Korean government data, it was the most popular name for baby girls born in 1940. The same characters can be read Eiko in Japanese. It is one of a number of Japanese-style names ending in "ja", like Soon-ja and Jeong-ja, that were popular when Korea was under Japanese rule, but declined in popularity afterwards. By 1950 there were no names ending in "ja" in the top ten.
Young-mi
Young-mi, also spelled Yong-mi, is a Korean feminine given name. It was the tenth-most popular name for baby girls born in South Korea in 1960.
Young-sook
Young-sook, also spelled Yong-suk, is a Korean feminine given name. Its meaning differs based on the hanja used to write each syllable of the name. There are 75 hanja with the reading "young" and 13 hanja with the reading "sook" on the South Korean government's official list of hanja which may be registered for use in given names. Names starting with "Young" were popular for South Korean babies of both sexes born in the 1940s and 1950s, and Young-sook was the most common of these for baby girls. In 2012, there were more than forty thousand South Koreans with the name Kim Young-sook, making it the most common full name in the country.
Ysaline
Lisa is a former female given name very uncommon, but seems a new popularity in recent years enjoy [?] in the French and Belgian statistics.
Ysé
Ysé is a feminine given name.
Yui
Yui (ゆい, ユイ?) is a feminine Japanese given name which can also be used as a surname.
Yuina
Ohana (ゆいな?) is a female Japanese name in hiragana (ゆいな), or kanji can be written.
Yuka
Yuka (ゆか, ユカ?) and Yūka (ゆうか, ユウカ?) are feminine Japanese given names.
Yukari
Yukari (ゆかり, ユカリ, 由加里, 由香里, 由佳利, 由佳梨, 裕佳里, 優香理, 友加里, 友香里, 夕佳利, 結花理, 由華莉, 祐果里, 紫) is a feminine Japanese given name. It can refer to:
Yukie
Yukie (ゆきえ, ユキエ, pronounced yoo-kee-eh?) is a Japanese given name used for females. A person named Yukie may be nicknamed Yu or Yuki.[citation needed]
Yukiko
Yukiko (ゆきこ?) is romanization of numerous Japanese given names such as those listed below:
Yukina
Yukina is a female Japanese given name.
Yulia
Yulia is Slavic female given name, the equivalent of the Latin Julia. In its translated form from Russian/Ukrainian, it can be spelled Yulia, Yulya, Julia, Julja, Julija, or Yuliya. An alternative spelling is Ioulia or Iuliia. Notable people with the name include:
Yumeko
Yumeko (夢子?) is a Japanese feminine given name.
Yumi
Yumi is a Japanese or Korean name.
Yumika
Yumika (ゆみか, ユミカ?) is a feminine Japanese given name..
Yumiko
Yumiko is a feminine Japanese given name.
Yuna
Yurie
Yurie is a Japanese feminine given name.
Yurika
Yurika (ゆりか, ユリカ?) is a feminine Japanese given name.
Yuriko
Yuriko (ゆりこ, ユリコ?) is a common Japanese given name, used for females.
Yurina
Yurina (Japanese: 有梨奈) is a feminine given name of Japanese origin.
Yvette
Yvette is female given name, the origin is from the name "Eve", giving rise to "Evette" and "Yvette". "Yvette" is also the French feminine form of Yves, which means yew or archer in some cases.
Yvonne
Yvonne /ɪˈvɒn/ is a female given name. It is French in origin, and is the female form of Yvon, which is derived from the Germanic name Yves. It is from the Germanic word iv, meaning "yew". Since yew wood was used for bows, Ivo may have been an occupational name meaning "archer".





In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.


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