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.