Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yer

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Filipino (Philippines)
Kazakh (Kazakhstan)

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
preposition Yer
Ere; before.

Russian ер (jer).

  1. Either of the letters ъ and ь in Cyrillic alphabets, which originally represented phonemically the ultra-short vowels in Slavic languages.

    yer was also found in the following language(s): Azerbaijani, Blagar, Breton, Cornish, Crimean Tatar, Mauritian Creole, Meroitic, Novial, Scots, and Turkish

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Yer

    Notable Persons With the Last Name Yer

    Nande Yer

    Nande was born in Papua New Guinea.


    Fun Facts about the name Yer

  1. How Popular is the name Yer? Yer is the 13,461st most popular name of all time.
  2. How many people with the first name Yer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 714 babies born with the first name Yer in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yer to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  3. What year were 5 or more babies first named Yer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1980 when it was given as a first name to 24 new born babies.
  4. When was Yer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yer is Friday, May 7th, 1897.
  5. What year had the most people named Yer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yer was in 1988 with a total of 49 babies.
  6. Random Yer Factoid: According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yer is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name in 1985.
  7. Weird things about the name Yer: The name spelled backwards is Rey. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Rye. How do you pronounce that?
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