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While Yash is a popular name in India, in the U.S., the name is probably most famously associated with Yash Mangal, a character from the popular web series “Critical Role” played by Matt Mercer. Over the years, the name Yash has slowly started to gain more popularity in the U.S. Let's take a deeper look into the name Yash.

Meaning and Origin of the name Yash:

Yash is a baby boy’s name that comes from India and means “fame, praise, glory.” It derives from the Sanskrit word “yashas.” While it is mostly used in India, the name Yash is slowly gaining popularity in the U.S.

Symbolism of the name Yash:

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

Nicknames for the name Yash:

  • Yaya
  • Yasha
  • Ash 
  • Asha
  • Ya
  • Yashu
  • Yashie
  • Yu
  • Yassi

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:


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.

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