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The first name 

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

Yari – one in 100,000!

There’s a good chance that a girl named Yari in a medium-sized town will be unique. That’s because only a few babies a year are named Yari in all of the US. Only about one in 100,000 girls is named Yari by her parents. In the ranking of most common girls names in recent years, Yari ranks at #5,055. That means there are 5,054 more common girls names, but there are also a few thousand that are even rarer. 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 
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Yari -
at home in California, Georgia and Texas

Meeting a woman or girl named Yari is something really special. Out of all 50 states, women and girls named Yari can be found in only three: California, Georgia and Texas. No other state currently has residents named Yari. However, we must admit that a given name is only included in a state’s official statistics if there are at least five people with that name living in that state – so it’s quite possible that there are still a few women and girls called Yari living in one state or another. (If your name is Yari and you live outside of California, Georgia or Texas, we’d really appreciate it if you’d let us know so we can refine our statistics even further.) Either way, the name is quite rare. The best chance of meeting a Yari is in Georgia, as there live more women and girls with this name in relation to the population than in any other state. But even here in Georgia, only 0.00017% of all female residents are called Yari – that’s just one in 588,449! And even in all the states, California, Georgia and Texas, combined there are only a total of 27 women going by that name. So, if your name is Yari, chances are you will never meet another woman sharing your beautiful first name.

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: