15 Anonymous In: Question-Answer The “Y” in the company name Yahoo! stands for which of these words? 15 The “Y” in the company name Yahoo! stands for which of these words? Yet Yodel Yikes 1 Answer Voted Oldest Recent Random Best Answer Goto 2021-06-23T00:14:07+00:00Added an answer on June 23, 2021 at 12:14 am The correct answer is Yet. The word “yahoo” is a backronym for “Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle”. The term “hierarchical” described how the Yahoo database was arranged in layers of subcategories. 6 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerLeave an answerCancel reply Featured image Select file Browse Click on image to update the captcha. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.