US Popularity:12106
Other Origin(s):Hebrew, Turkish
Meaning:Of ea or yo; River, stream; Of Yer Tann; An earth deity; Of Yirmeyâh; The Lord loosens; Gof will uplift
While the origin of the name Yer is a bit puzzling, baby will love its multifaceted spirit. First, it may derive from Old English ea or yo, meaning "river" or "stream." It was likely given to someone who lived near a stream. Yer may also have Turkish roots in Yer Tanrı, an earth deity who blessed crops with fertility. Lastly, Yer may be a short form for Hebrew Yirmeyâh, a variant of Jeremiah, meaning "the Lord loosens" or "God with uplift." Whichever explanation speaks to baby's roots, they'll embrace the faith and earth gratitude that comes with it!

Yer Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2002
- 3538
from 2001
In comparison to the previous year's data
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