Yandex’s Most Common Search Words Of The Past Decade

The below table details the 30 most frequently searched for words over the past decade, broken down by the year they featured most prominently in:

Year Words
2011 Tablet, Coupon, Default
2012 Slow Cooker, Memes, Ultrabook
2013 Meteor, PlayCast, Promo Code
2014 Maidan, Goji, Sanctions
2015 Twerk, Cupcake, Slip-ons
2016 Gyro Scooter, Petition, Vape
2017 Spinner, Mining, Cryptocurrency
2018 Slime, Car Sharing, Squishes
2019 Recession, Post-irony, Illustrations
2020 Quarantine, Pass, The constitution


Dan Taylor
Dan Taylor is an experienced SEO consultant and has worked with brands and companies on optimizing for Russia (and Yandex) for a number of years. Winner of the inaugural 2018 TechSEO Boost competition, webmaster at and Sloth.Cloud, and founder of