Gender: Masculine
Origin: Arabic  ياسر
Meaning: “to be rich; to become easy.”

The name is derived from the Arabic يسر  (yasira) meaning “to be rich; to become easy.”

Currently, Yasser is the 394th most popular male name in Quebec, Canada (2010).

Other forms of the name include: Yasir. 

The name is borne by Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Yasir Arafat.


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