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National Yasmin Day – October 25, 2022

National Yasmin Day is celebrated every year on October 25. On this day, people across the globe come together to celebrate and praise every single person named Yasmin! So many different Yasmins all over the world have contributed to their communities in significant ways. We’ve got actors, musicians, activists, athletes, and even filmmakers! Without them, the world wouldn’t really be the same, would it? Join us on this journey to learn all about some of the greatest Yasmins out there!

History of National Yasmin Day

Yasmin is an Arabic variant of Jasmine. This is a Persian name derived from the Urdu language name Yasamin, meaning, of course, ‘jasmine.’ Yasmeen, Yasmina, and Jasmin are the most prevalent variants of Yasmin. Yasmins are usually found in European countries like Spain, Italy, and Portugal. These Mediterranean nations have historically been influenced by the Arabian world in a variety of ways, so it’s no surprise to see Arabic names popping up here and there.

Yasmin is a name most people would describe as having refined yet mysterious energy, as well as it being a youthful name. English actress Yasmin Finney, Brazilian model Yasmin Brunet, and Dutch model Yasmin Wijnaldum are just a few celebrities to bear that name.

Many fictional characters are also named Yasmin, like Yasmin Khan, one of The Doctor’s companions in “Dr. Who;” one of the Bratz dolls introduced in the Cool Bratz line; and, of course, the beautiful princess with whom Aladdin falls in love. Nearly 19,000 Americans are called Yasmin, which means that there are almost six Yasmins for every 100,000 people in the United States, making it the 1,485th most prevalent name.

National Yasmin Day timeline

2001
Bratz

The Bratz dolls are released, including Yasmin and her friends Cloe, Jade, and Sasha.

2008
Yasmin Brunet

The model appears in the annual issue of “Sports Illustrated Swimsuit.”

2014
Yasmin Wijnaldum

The model makes her debut during the Elite Model Look competition.

2022
Yasmin Finney

The actress joined the cast of the television series “Heartstopper” as Elle Argent.

National Yasmin Day FAQs

What ethnicity is Yasmin from Bratz?

She’s Latina! Chloe was a Caucasian doll, Sasha was an African American doll, Yasmin was a Latina doll, and Jade was an Asian doll in the original Bratz lineup.

Where is Yasmin Finney from?

The actress is British. She was born in Manchester, in the United Kingdom.

What ethnicity is Yasmin Wijnaldum?

Wijnaldum was born in the Dutch city of Amsterdam. Her mother is from the Netherlands, while her father is from Suriname. She now lives in New York City, where she emigrated to at the age of 17.

National Yasmin Day Activities

  1. Write a letter

    Whether it's one of your personal friends or a well-known celebrity, you're bound to know someone named Yasmin. Why not write them a note expressing your gratitude?

  2. Design a card

    You may always show your affection by making your own greeting card! Make a lovely card for that special Yasmin in your life.

  3. Shoutout to a famous Yasmin

    Don’t have anyone in your circle named Yasmin? No problem! Choose someone from our list to shout out on social media!

5 Iconic Yasmins For You To Know About

  1. Yasmin Benoit

    Yasmin Benoit is a model, activist, and writer from England who has worked as a lingerie and alternative model, promoting the visibility of asexuality, aromanticism, and L.G.B.T.Q+ individuals of color.

  2. Yasmin Siraj

    Yasmin Siraj is a former figure skater from the United States and was a silver medallist for the United States in juniors in 2010 and competed in the 2013 World Junior Championships.

  3. Yasmin Kafai

    Yasmin B. Kafai, Ph.D., is an executive editor at the "Journal of the Learning Sciences" and a professor of learning sciences at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education.

  4. Yasmin Aga Khan

    Princess Yasmin Aga Khan is an American philanthropist born in Switzerland and is best known for her work promoting public awareness of Alzheimer's disease.

  5. Yasmin Ahmad

    Yasmin Binti Ahmad worked as a film director, screenwriter, and scriptwriter in Malaysia.

Why We Love National Yasmin Day

  1. It’s all about Yasmin

    We like expressing our affection for people who are close to us! It's no different when it comes to Yasmin! This day brings us all together for Yasmin's sake!

  2. Special appreciation

    We don't need a special day to express our gratitude, however, it's nice to have a specific day to recognize and adore every Yasmin out there! See what you can do on this day to appreciate your Yasmin.

  3. Second birthday

    Celebrating your name day means you'll get twice as many goodies each year just for being yourself! It's like having a birthday celebration twice a year!

National Yasmin Day dates

YearDateDay
2022October 25Tuesday
2023October 25Wednesday
2024October 25Friday
2025October 25Saturday
2026October 25Sunday

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