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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Muslim : from the Arabic personal name Yūsuf, name of a prophet (the biblical Joseph). It is the title of the 12th sura of the Qur’an, where it is told that Zulaykha, wife of Aziz, was attracted by the beauty of Yūsuf.

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