In the Old Testament, Yaakov is the son of Isaac and grandson of Abraham.
Yahir is of unknown origin, and therefore has no known meaning.
Yale is the name of one of the U.S.'s most famous universities.
In the Old Testament, Yamin was a son of Simeon.
The name Yancy may derive from the first name John (or its Breton form, Yann), though common lore has it that it is a Native American corruption of the word "yankee." It is most commonly encountered as a surname.
The origin and meaning of this name are completely unknown. Its recent popularity (from nothing to 674 on the US top 1000 names list according to the Social Security Administration) seems to have come from the popularity of the Grammy winning Puerto Rican
Probably a variation of the surname Arnall, meaning "eagle's roost" or "eagle's dwelling."
A medieval occupational name for a gatekeeper.
From the Hebrew meaning "thanks, gratitude", "praise."
In the Old Testament, Yehuda was a son of Jacob and Leah, who later married Tamar.
From the Hebrew meaning "the Lord is God" or "God is willing."
The name of a prophet in the Old Testament.
In Hinduism, a yogi is a practitioner of yoga. Yogi is not generally used as a first name. Baseball player Lawrence Berra received the nickname "Yogi" for his resemblance to an Indian character in a cartoon. "Yogi Bear" is a cartoon character famous fo
In the Old Testament, Yosef (Joseph in English) was the 11th son of Jacob and the first son of Rachel.
Yadira and its variants are of unknown origin, and therefore have no known meaning.
Yahaira and its variants are of unknown origin, and therefore have no known meaning.
Spanish for of Jamila, used by many hispanic people, particularly Cuban.
Spanish for of Jamila, used by many hispanic people, particularly Venezualian.
Yareli is a popular name among Hispanic populations in the U.S. It may derive from the Brazilian name "Yara," which is said to derive from a native word for "lady of the water."
Yaritza is perhaps an elaboration on the name Yara.
Modern respelling of the name Yasmin.
Modern respelling of the legitimate Yasmina.
A Russian form of Helen.
From the Hebrew meaning "right hand" and signifying strength.
The etymology of this name is obscure. Many sources indicate that it is a modern creation of Hispanic origins with no known or true meaning.
Yvonne is a feminine form of the French Yves, created either directly from Yves or from the Old French Yvon (which comes from Ivo, a form of Yves used in Germany). Yves originated as a shortened form of any Germanic name containing 'iv' ('yew').