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) meaning "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)