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The first name 

Yari is a first name for girls, occasionally also given to boys.

When two girls called Yari meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Yari is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 2 out of 100,000 girls have been named Yari. In the SmartGenius ranking, Yari is #4,746 on the list of most common girls names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Yari.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Yari -
at home only in a few regions of the USA

The first name Yari is a true rarity among all women and girls currently living in the United States – only 36 Americans in total bear this name. And these 36 women are located in only three states: California, Georgia and Texas (it should be noted that the official statistics provide the data per state only if there are at least 5 women with this name in the state. So, if your name is Yari and you live outside the states marked on the map, please let us know so we can improve our statistics). The state with the most girls and women named Yari in relation to it’s female population is Georgia. And yet even there, only one in 260,018 women would raise her hand if you asked, who is called Yari.

Yari has 4 letters 
and begins with a Y

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter Y is pretty rare as an initial letter for girls' names: only 1.8% of all common girls' names in the US begin with Y. By the way, the most common first letters of girls' names are A, S and M, while Q, X and U are the least common initials of girls' names.

With four letters, the name Yari is shorter than most other given names. In fact, only 5.5% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly four letters. Just 1.2% of all first names are even shorter, while 93% consist of more than four letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Since 1.8% of all girls’ names begin with a Y, this initial occurs only about half as often as the other letters on average, but Y is by no means the rarest initial. And of course, there are single names with Y that are very popular, currently the most common girls’ name that starts with Y is Yvonne.

Other names with 
Y, a, r and i

If you take all the letters in the name Yari – Y, a, r and i – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Yair or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Yari

If your name is Yari and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Yari

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Yari, you can simply say:





This is how the name Yari is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Yari in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Yari

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Yari is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Yari

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Yari sounds like this: