Yaser 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 Yaser mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yaser

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Alt. Meaning

Y is for yes, always open to new possibilities

A is for able, for you surely are.

S is for special, you are, you know!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

R is for reassuring, eliminating doubts!

Notable Persons Named Yaser

Notable Persons Named Yaser

Yaser Kasim

Yaser Kasim is a soccer player for the Swindon Town F.C., Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Brighton & Hove Albion F.C., Luton Town F.C., Macclesfield Town F.C., Iraq national under-23 football team, and Iraq national football team. Yaser was born on May 10th, 1991 in Karrada, Baghdad, Iraq.


YAS is a hip hop music rapper, songwriter, and rapping. He has had major accomplishments since 2003. YAS was given the name Yaser Bakhtiari on June 20th, 1982 in Tehran. YAS is also known as YAS and Yaser Bakhtiari.

Yaser S. Abu-Mostafa

Yaser S. Abu-Mostafa is a in the fields of computer science and electrical engineering.

Yaser Esam Hamdi

Yaser Esam Hamdi is a writer. Yaser was born on September 26th, 1980 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Yaser Salem Ali

Yaser Salem Ali is a soccer player for the Al-Wahda F.C. and United Arab Emirates national football team. Yaser was born on December 5th, 1977 in United Arab Emirates.

Yaser Birjas

Yaser Birjas is a teacher. They hold the title VP of EmanRush Press and AlMaghrib Institute. Yaser was born in 1970 in Kuwait.

  • Yaser Yıldız
    Soccer Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaser

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yaser

Abdulla Yaser

Abdulla Yaser is a soccer player for the Al-Muharraq SC, Riffa S.C., and Bahrain national football team. Abdulla was born on March 27th, 1988 in Manama.

Karrar Abd Yaser

Karrar Abd Yaser is a sports team member for the Karbalaa FC.


Fun Facts about the name Yaser

  • How Popular is the name Yaser? Yaser is the 19,038th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yaser have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 405 babies born with the first name Yaser in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yaser 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 Yaser? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1975 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Yaser first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yaser is Monday, April 7th, 1930.
  • What year had the most people named Yaser born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yaser was in 2016 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Yaser Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yaser is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Illinois have the same name in 2016.
  • Weird things about the name Yaser: The name spelled backwards is Resay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yaser. How do you pronounce that?
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