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

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Yazid

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from Nigeria and the United States agree the name Yazid means "Becoming greater" and is of African / Arabic origin.
  2. A submission from California, U.S. says the name Yazid means "Seeker and gatherer of knowledge" and is of Arabic origin.
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Notable Persons Named Yazid

Notable Persons Named Yazid

Yazīd ibn Mu‘awiya

Yazīd ibn Mu‘awiya is a monarch. His most notable accomplishments were from 680 to 683.

Yazid ibn Walid

Yazid ibn Walid is a monarch. He has had major accomplishments since 15.

Yazid bin Abd al-Malik

Yazid bin Abd al-Malik is a monarch. He was most active from 720 to 724.

Yazīd bin Abī Sufyān

Yazid of Morocco

Yazid of Morocco is a noble.

Yazid Sabeg

Yazid was born in 1950.

  • Yazid Mansouri
    Soccer Player
  • Yazid Atouba
    Soccer Player
  • Yazid Yasin
    Soccer Player

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yazid

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yazid

Walid ibn Yazid

Walid ibn Yazid is a monarch. He was most prominent from 743 to 744.

Muawiya ibn Yazid

Muawiya ibn Yazid is a monarch. He was most active from 683 to 684.

Atikah bint Yazid

Thawr Ibn Yazid

He breathed his last breath in 770.

Wandly Yazid

Wandly Yazid was a composer. Wandly was born on February 24th, 1925 in West Sumatra. He breathed his last breath on August 5th, 2005.

Aswad Ibn Yazid


Fun Facts about the name Yazid

  • How Popular is the name Yazid? Yazid is the 22,974th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yazid have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 287 babies born with the first name Yazid in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yazid 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 Yazid? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Yazid born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yazid was in 2010 with a total of 23 babies.
  • Random Yazid Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yazid is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Yazid: The name spelled backwards is Dizay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Yaizd. How do you pronounce that?
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