Gender: Female Pronunciation: YA-rell-ee Meaning of Yareli: "water lady; small butterfly" Origin of Yareli: Native American, Spanish variation of Yara, Arabic Yareli's Popularity in 2019: #724

Yareli Origin and Meaning

The name Yareli is a girl's name of Native American origin meaning "water lady; small butterfly".

Possibly a derivative variation of Yara, a popular name in Spanish-speaking countries meaning butterfly, Yareli was given to more than 400 baby girls in the US last year.

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Rank in US: #724

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FractalShadow Says:


I wish these "Native American" names would list what tribe they come from. There are lots of names that are purported to be Native American but are actually just made up. Listing the tribe would make it easier to verify.

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ElsaAnne Says:


I like the sound and meaning of this name - cool!

Catherine Rose Says:


Ya, really? I don't get the appeal.