YASIR
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: ياسر (Arabic), یاسر (Urdu)
PRONOUNCED: YAH:-sir (Arabic)   [key]
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.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Yaser, Yasser (Arabic)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Yaser, Yasser (Persian), Yaser (Turkish)
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