First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yah

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An alternative pronunciation, akin to yeah.

From the pronunciation of “yes” which such people use.

  1. (Britain, informal) An upper-class person, especially a Sloane Ranger.

    yah was also found in the following language(s): Gullah, Malay, Manx, and Navajo

    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Yah U.S.
      White 2.51% 64.26%
      African American 16.08% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 35.18% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 45.73% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Yah

    People with the last name Yah are most frequently African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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    Fun Facts about the name Yah

    • How Popular is the name Yah? As a last name Yah was the 92,358th most popular name in 2010.
    • When was the first name Yah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Yah is Saturday, July 1st, 1882.
    • How unique is the name Yah? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Yah. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
    • Weird things about the name Yah: Your name in reverse order is Hay. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hay. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Yah? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 199 people with the last name Yah.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yah? Yah is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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    Past life for Yah born Jun 12, 1990

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Eastern Australia approximately on 825. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

    Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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    • Sources:
    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • Wiktionary: Titles and License.