Given Name YASIR

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Arabic, Urdu
OTHER SCRIPTS: ياسر (Arabic), یاسر (Urdu)
PRONOUNCED: YA-seer (Arabic)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "to be rich", derived from Arabic يسر (yasira) "to become easy". This was the name of an early Islamic martyr. It was also borne by Yasir Arafat (1929-2004), a leader of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
VARIANTS: Yaser, Yasser (Arabic)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Yaser, Yasser (Persian), Yaser (Turkish)