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

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yariel

User Submitted Origins

Dominican Republic

User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 people from New Jersey, U.S. agree the name Yariel is of Spanish / Hebrew origin and means "Lion of God".
  2. According to a user from New York, U.S., the name Yariel is of Dominican Republic origin and means "Son of the flowers".
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Notable Persons Named Yariel

Notable Persons Named Yariel

Yariel Chapotín

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


Fun Facts about the name Yariel

  • How Popular is the name Yariel? Yariel is the 8,150th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yariel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,573 babies born with the first name Yariel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yariel to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • 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 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yariel is not a popular baby boy's name in New Jersey. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New Jersey have the same name in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Yariel: The name spelled backwards is Leiray. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rliyae. How do you pronounce that?
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