Yamen name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yamen mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yamen

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Yamen means "THE ONE WITH BLESS" and is of Arabic origin.
  2. According to a user from Jordan, the name Yamen is of Arabic origin and means "a blessed man who brings blesses to the people around him. The feminine version of the name 'Yamen' in Arabic is 'Yamena' which means the same".
  3. According to a user from Sweden, the name Yamen is of Arabic origin and means "Strong and always the best one".
  4. According to a user from Nigeria, the name Yamen means "Happinesses".
  5. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Yamen means "gods gift".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ya"men
In China, the official headquarters or residence of a mandarin, including court rooms, offices, gardens, prisons, etc.; the place where the business of any public department is transcated.

Etymology: Chin. ya a civil or military court + men a gate


From Mandarin 衙門/衙门 (yámen).

  1. A residence of an official of the Chinese Empire.

Notable Persons Named Yamen

Notable Persons Named Yamen

Yamen Ben Zekry

Yamen Ben Zekry is a soccer player for the Al-Salmiya SC, CS Hammam-Lif, Club Africain, Zamalek SC, Riffa S.C., SC Bastia, Al-Shamal Sports Club, Al-Wahda SC (Tripoli), and Tunisia national football team. Yamen was born on October 6th, 1979 in Tunis.


Fun Facts about the name Yamen

  • How Popular is the name Yamen? Yamen is the 27,472nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yamen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 203 babies born with the first name Yamen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yamen 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 Yamen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2007 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Yamen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yamen is Sunday, August 15th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Yamen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yamen was in 2019 with a total of 34 babies.
  • Random Yamen Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yamen is not a popular baby boy's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Yamen: The name spelled backwards is Nemay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aenym. How do you pronounce that?
  • Yamen name meaning

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