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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yariel

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  • A user from New Jersey, United States says the name Yariel is of Spanish origin and means "Lion of God".
  • A submission from Florida, United States says the name Yariel means "Lion of God" and is of Hebrew origin.

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Notable Persons Named Yariel

Yariel Chapotín is a sports team member for the FC Ciudad de La Habana.


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 8 0 8
1992 6 0 6
1993 5 0 5
1994 6 0 6
1996 6 0 6
1999 8 0 8
2000 8 0 8
2001 16 0 16
2002 22 0 22
2003 21 0 21
2004 20 0 20
2005 34 0 34
2006 76 0 76
2007 66 0 66
2008 106 0 106
2009 118 5 113
2010 131 5 126
2011 102 0 102
2012 109 0 109
2013 111 0 111
2014 105 0 105
2015 104 0 104
2016 101 0 101
2017 93 0 93
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Yariel

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Yariel as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Yariel

  • How Popular is the name Yariel? Yariel is the 8,577th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yariel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,382 babies born with the first name Yariel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yariel to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yariel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Yariel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yariel is Thursday, March 24th, 1977.
  • What year had the most people named Yariel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yariel was in 2010 with a total of 126 babies.
  • Random Yariel Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yariel is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Yariel: Your name in reverse order is Leiray. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alryei. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Yariel born Aug 8, 2012

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yukon approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

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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).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.