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Yao Meaning


What does Yao mean?

The name Yao is of Chinese origin.

The meaning of Yao is "born on Thursday".

Yao is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 3 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Y-ao.

The Given Name Yao

Yao is good for parents who want a name that is refined and daring.

A special name that is sure to be loved.

Although unique, your little fearless Yao, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Yao Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 boys were given the name. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 9,618 in baby name popularity for boys with 8 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Yao Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Yao has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Yao to other names.

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    Yao Numerology

    Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Yao.

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    Yao Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Yao in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Yao.

    Just for fun, see the name Yao in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

    Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Yao in Nautical Flags page.