Names with the letter Y are modern and not common, they are perfect for parents who want their son or daughter to have this letter in the beginning of their name.
Because they tend to think and think about the perfect name for your baby, some people are inspired by things that attract their attention, such as the sea, the beach, regions or cities.
But if you are one of those parents who especially likes the letter Y for your baby’s name, here we will give you some options and meanings so that you can choose the one that you want best.
Names with Y for boy
Yaakov/Iakov is a name whose Hebrew form Jacob means “God helped.”
Yaar is a name of Hebrew origin, meaning forest.
Yadiel: A beautiful name for your baby, which is of Hebrew origin and means “God has heard”.
Yadir: of Arabic origin, means beauty.
Jahel, of Hebrew origin, means mountain goat.
Yahir: Hebrew origin means “shining”.
Yakim: Russian form of Joachim, which is of Hebrew origin and means “God will build, will build.”
Yakiv: This cute sounding name is the Ukrainian form of Jacob.
Yamin, of Arabic origin, means “right, straight.”
Yamil: of Arabic origin, means beautiful.
Yared: of Hebrew origin, means to descend.
Yasiel: a name of Hebrew origin, that is what God made.
And Yaron, of Hebrew origin, means to sing, to cry.
Names with Y for girls
Yaira: is a beautiful name and of Hebrew origin, it means “to enlighten”.
Yaiza: of Arabic origin means “rainbow, sharing everything”.
Yakira: In Hebrew, it means precious, wonderful.
Yalid: of Arabic origin, means “beautiful flower”.
Yalitza: Oaxacan name, of Indian origin, means “light, power, imagination”.
Yamila/Yamile: of Arabic origin, means “flower of the desert”.
Yamileth: of Arabic origin, beautiful, handsome.
Yamina/Yaminah: of Arabic origin, means mercy.
Yanara: Of Mapuche origin, it means “daughter of the Sun”.
Yaneli/Yanelli: of American origin, a variant of Jeannette or Joanna, which means “God has mercy”.
Yarely: of vernacular origin means “the Lord is my light”.
Yareni: is a name of Aztec origin, it means “ours”.
Yariela: Of American origin, it is a variant of Mariela, which means “chosen star”.
Yilda: of Celtic origin means “servant of God”.
Yua: a very short but beautiful name for your baby, it is of Japanese origin and means “empathy, union, love, affection”.