What does Jair mean?

Jair means "he enlightens, he shines"

How do we pronounce Jair?

Jair \jai(r), ja-ir\ is a boy's name. It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable.

The baby boy name Jair is pronounced in English as JHEYahR 1.

1 Pronunciation for Jair: JH as in "joy (JH.OY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"

What is the origin of Jair?

Jair is an English name of Hebrew origin. The name is of the meaning he enlightens, he shines. Biblical name derived from the element 'owr' meaning to enlighten, to shine. The name was borne in the Bible by four characters, including a descendant of Judah and Manasseh who captured villages in Gilead which he renamed Havoth-Jair meaning 'Jair's villages', as well as a judge of Israel who ruled for twenty-two years after the death of Tola. The name meaning of Yahaira (Spanish and English) and the name meaning of Yaira (Hebrew) are the female forms of Jair. baby name Jairo (English and Spanish), Jairus definition (English), name Yahir (English and Spanish), and what does the name Yair mean (Hebrew and Spanish) are variants of Jair. Jair is somewhat popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been growing since the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2003 with 0.023% of baby boys being given the name Jair. Its ranking then was #506. In 2010, its usage was 0.012% and its ranking #860, and it was the 3rd most popular after baby name Yahir and what does the name Jairo mean, among all boy names in its group. In 2010, the name was thrice as popular as Jair.

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The baby name Jair fun facts:

The name Jair in reverse order is "Riaj".

The numerological value of the name Jair is number 2, which means cooperation, adaptability, consideration of others, partnering, mediating.

How popular is Jair?

Jair is in the top names in USA.

Source: https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames