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

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Origin and Meaning of Yashar

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Alt. Meaning

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

A is for attractive, inside and out

S is for sweet, your pleasing way.

H is for happiness, you always bring.

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

Notable Persons Named Yashar

Yak Ballz is a hip hop music rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 1998. Yak was given the name Yashar Zadeh on April 13th, 1982. Yak is also known as Zadeh and Yashar.


Yashar Aliyev is a Permanent Representative of Azerbaijan to the United Nations and Permanent RepresentativeofAzerbaijanto theUnited Nations. Yashar was born on August 19th, 1955.


Yashar Nadzhafov is a soccer player for the FC Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk. Yashar was born on March 1st, 1995.


Yashar Abuzerov is a soccer player.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Yashar

Dzhuneyt Yashar is a soccer player for the FC Vereya, FC Chernomorets Burgas, PFC Chavdar Byala Slatina, PFC Kaliakra Kavarna, PFC Levski Sofia, PFC Slavia Sofia, and PFC Nesebar. Dzhuneyt was born on December 30th, 1985 in Asenovgrad. Dzhuneyt is also known as Cüneyt Yaşar; Джунейт Яшар.


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Popularity of Yashar as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Yashar U.S.
  White 90.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Yashar

People with the last name Yashar are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Yashar

  • How Popular is the name Yashar? Yashar is the 35,229th most popular name of all time. As a last name Yashar was the 81,181st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Yashar have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 110 babies born with the first name Yashar in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yashar to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yashar? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1984 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Yashar first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yashar is Wednesday, June 15th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Yashar born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yashar was in 2014 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Yashar: Your name in reverse order is Rahsay. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yasarh. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Yashar? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 233 people with the last name Yashar.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Yashar? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Yashar as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m 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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