Yara

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
330
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yara

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
40%
Kurdish
20%
Mexican
10%
Hebrew
10%
Indian (Sanskrit)
10%
Hindi
10%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from Netherlands, the name Yara is of Unknown origin and means ""Lover" from Kurdish /Persian origins".
  • A submission from Nevada, United States says the name Yara means "Friend" and is of Hindi origin.
  • A submission from United Arab Emirates says the name Yara means "First spring flower" and is of Kurdish origin.
  • According to a user from Belize, the name Yara is of Arabic origin and means "A small butterfly".
  • According to a user from Austria, the name Yara is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Godess of Water".

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Notable Persons Named Yara

Yara Shahidi is an actress. She has been prominent since 2007. Yara was given the name Yara Sayeh Shahidi on February 10th, 2000 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.

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Yara Martinez is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Yara was born on August 31st, 1979 in Puerto Rico, U.S.

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Yara Sofia is a drag queen, make-up artist, reality television personality, reality television, and reality televisionpersonality. Yara was given the name Gabriel Burgos Ortiz on May 8th, 1984 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Yara is a music of lebanon and arabic music singing. They were most active from 2004 to present. Yara was given the name Carla Nazih Berkachi on June 1st, 1983.

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She holds the title Miss Teen International 2001, Miss World Puerto Rico 2010, Miss Teen International, and Miss Puerto Rico. Yara was given the name Yara Liz Lasanta Santiago on April 3rd, 1986 in Barranquitas, Puerto Rico.

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Yara was born in 1987 in Cairo.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Yara

Yara is a music of lebanon and arabic music singing. They were most active from 2004 to present. Yara was given the name Carla Nazih Berkachi on June 1st, 1983.

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Chatan was born in 1668 in Shuri, Ryūkyū Kingdom. He died in 1746.

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Yusaku Yara is a voice acting in japan, narration, voice actor, and narrator. His ongoing career started in 1975. Yusaku was born on March 15th, 1948 in Tokyo, Japan.

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How popular is the baby name Yara in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 6 6 0
1971 6 6 0
1972 9 9 0
1973 12 12 0
1974 10 10 0
1975 16 16 0
1976 14 14 0
1977 12 12 0
1978 15 15 0
1979 28 28 0
1980 55 55 0
1981 38 38 0
1982 37 37 0
1983 25 25 0
1984 18 18 0
1985 35 35 0
1986 21 21 0
1987 22 22 0
1988 20 20 0
1989 27 27 0
1990 39 39 0
1991 37 37 0
1992 34 34 0
1993 33 33 0
1994 42 42 0
1995 46 46 0
1996 37 37 0
1997 62 62 0
1998 57 57 0
1999 56 56 0
2000 81 81 0
2001 79 79 0
2002 84 84 0
2003 78 78 0
2004 99 99 0
2005 87 87 0
2006 124 124 0
2007 256 256 0
2008 166 166 0
2009 185 185 0
2010 187 187 0
2011 211 211 0
2012 208 208 0
2013 207 207 0
2014 154 154 0
2015 199 199 0
2016 177 177 0
2017 262 262 0

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Popularity of Yara as a first name

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Popularity of Yara as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yara U.S.
  White 20.00% 64.26%
  African American 3.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 24.85% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 48.18% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yara

People with the last name Yara are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Yara

  • How Popular is the name Yara? Yara is the 4,568th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yara was the 60,960th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yara have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,713 babies born with the first name Yara in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yara to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yara? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Yara first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yara is Saturday, March 2nd, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Yara born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yara was in 2017 with a total of 262 babies.
  • Random Yara Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yara is not a popular baby girl's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 18 babies in New Jersey have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Yara: Your name in reverse order is Aray. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raay. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yara? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 330 people with the last name Yara.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yara? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yara as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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