Yash is a baby boy’s name of Indian origin that means “fame, praise, glory”. Yash comes from the Sanskrit word “yashas”. While Yash is a popular name in India, in the US the name is probably most famously associated with Yash Mangal, a character from popular webseries “Critical Role” played by Matt Mercer.

Meaning of the name Yash:

Indian: fame, praise, glory

Origin of the name Yash:

Yash is a baby boy’s name of Indian origin that means “fame, praise, glory”. It derives from the Sanskrit word “yashas”.

Symbolism of the name Yash:

Yash means “fame, praise, glory” and evokes symbols of wealth, prestige, and victory such as gold, jewels, and crowns.

Style of the name Yash:


Gender of the name Yash:

Yash is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Yash:


Number of syllables in the name Yash:


Emotion evoked from the name Yash:

Yash evokes feelings of creativity and charm.

Alternative spellings for the name Yash:


Nicknames for the name Yash:

  • Yaya
  • Yasha
  • Ash 
  • Asha
  • Ya

Popularity of the name Yash:

According to the Social Security Administration, Yash is an uncommon baby boy’s name. Yash has never appeared in the top 1000 baby names list.

Related names for the name Yash:

  • Jashne
  • Yasha
  • Raj
  • Rajani
  • Rajesh
  • Kumar
  • Naveen

Great middle names for the name Yash and their meanings:

  • Ajay (unconquered)
  • Rohan (sandalwood)
  • Samir (a friend to talk with in the evening)
  • Ashwin (possessed of horses)
  • Dev (god)
  • Sanjay (victorious, successful)
  • Vikram (valorous)
  • Chetan (life)
  • Manoj (the eternal fire of the mind)
  • Rahul (able, efficient)
  • Rajesh (ruler of all kings)

Famous people with the name Yash:

  • Yash Raj Chopra (Indian film director)
  • Naveen Kumar Gowda aka Yash (Indian actor)
  • Yash Dasgupta (Indian actor)
  • Yash A Patnaik (Indian television producer)
  • Yash Tonk (Indian actor)

Yash in popular culture:

  • Yash Mangal (webseries, “Critical Role”)
  • Yash (television, “Kabaddi Kid”)