Yara

Yara - A very unique female name



  Nov 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Yara, meaning small butterfly, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1975 on position #2748. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Yara and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Yara? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Yara. The baby girl name Yara was given to 161 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1159 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 8,778 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Yara peaked in popularity 12 years ago in 2007 on position 1034.



Famous with this name

Yara Martinez
Yara Shahidi
Yuusaku Yara


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Yara is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Yara is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #494 - and is the least popular in Pennsylvania at position #1,583.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Yara is where you live.


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Yara origin and meaning

Yara is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means small butterfly. To see famous people named Yara, pop culture references for the name Yara and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Yara

We've found the following names that sound similar to Yara, sorted by popularity.

Yahaira / Yuri / Yer / Yaire / Yahira / Yaira / Yury / Yahayra / Yeira / Yira /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121159
20111192
20101261
20091251
20081379
20071034
20061525
20051827
20041793
20032115
20021906
20011820
20001849
19991982
19982334
19971950
19962760
19951984
19942568
19932906
19922562
19912484
19902226
19892422
19872826
19863414
19852094
19832304
19821906
19811720
19801404
19792202
19752748

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts494
Virginia667
New York704
New Jersey810
Wisconsin883
Michigan937
California1042
Illinois1168
Texas1193
Arizona1256
Florida1293
Ohio1395
Georgia1445
Pennsylvania1583

Even more about Yara


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Yara a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Yara?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2007
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Yara
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 8,778
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1975
2012 births +161

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