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Names That Start With Y Y

From Yana to Yuri, here’s the surefire list for you if you’re sure that your future son or daughter will have a name that starts with Y.

Yacoub

Greek: From the forest

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Yahto

Hebrew: Mountain goat; in the Old Testament, the name of a woman who killed the captain of the Canaanite army

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Yahya

Along with Muhammad, Yahya is one of the most popular male names among Muslims. Yahya (pronounced like Yuh-Ya) is the Arabic... Read more about Yahya

Yalenchka

Native American: Blue (Sioux)

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Yaletha

Hebrew: Supplanter or siezing by the heel; variant of Jacob

Russian Origin

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Yalgonata

English: From the fertile hill; associated with Ivy League Yale University

Welsh: From the fertile hill; associated with Ivy League Yale University

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Yamka

Russian: Russian form of Helen light

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Yana

Russian: Russian form of Helen light

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Yanamaria

Hindi: God of death and time in Brahmanism

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Yanamarie

Native American: Blossom (Hopi)

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Yancy

Hindi: From the Yamuna river

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Yara

Yara is a beautiful name with a beautiful history. Pronounced YAH-rah, it's the name of a Brazilian goddess with green hair... Read more about Yara

Yardena

Native American: Englishman, derived possibly from yankee

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Yasemin

Russian: Appointed by God

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Yasiman

Hebrew: He who sings, cry of joy

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Yasmin

Turkish: Jasmine

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Yasmina

Russian: Russian familar form for Jacob or James

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Yavin

Arabic: Easy, simple, homely, small; masculine version of Taysir

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Yepa

Hebrew: Praised; variant of Judah

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Yesenia

Basque: Reference to the Virgin Mary

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Yeva

Hebrew: Established by God

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Yevtsye

Spanish: Meaning unknown; gained popularity in the ''70s as a title character of a Spanish-language soap opera

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Ygeme

English: Generous, giving; possible diminutive of Henrietta

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