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Yara

Last Name
330
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yara

User Submitted Origins

Arabic
66%
Kurdish
16%
Hindi
7%
Persian/Iranian
4%
Mexican
4%
Turkish
3%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Jordan says the name Yara means "Yara is a name with the meaning of 'Water Lady' from Greek Mythology, or 'Small Butterfly'".
  2. A user from Turkey says the name Yara is of Arabic origin and means "butterfly or flower".
  3. According to a user from Japan, the name Yara is of Turkish origin and means "a small peaceful butterfly and in Brazilian it means waterlady".
  4. A submission from Belize says the name Yara means "A small butterfly" and is of Arabic origin.
  5. 2 people from the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates agree the name Yara is of Arabic origin and means "Little butterfly".
  6. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Yara means "Flower" and is of Arabic origin.
  7. A user from Egypt says the name Yara is of Portuguese origin and means "Mermaid or Goddess of Waters".
  8. According to a user from the United Arab Emirates, the name Yara is of Kurdish origin and means "First spring flower".
  9. According to a user from Austria, the name Yara is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Godess of Water".
  10. A user from Iran, Islamic Republic of says the name Yara is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "strength".
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Notable Persons Named Yara

Notable Persons Named Yara

Yara Shahidi

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

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

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

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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Yara Lasanta

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 Naoum

Yara was born in 1987 in Cairo.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Yara

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yara

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 Yara

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

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Yusaku Yara

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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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 4,131st 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 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,521 babies born with the first name Yara in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yara to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (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 2018 with a total of 435 babies.
  • Random Yara Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yara is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Yara: The name spelled backwards is Aray. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ayar. 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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