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Gender: Male Meaning of Jair: "he shines" Origin of Jair: Hebrew

The name Jair is a boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "he shines". Jair and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".

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In the Old Testament, Jair is a son of Manasseh as well as a judge of the Israelites. Jair is off its 2003 peak but is still hanging on in the Top 1000 and as a simple yet distinctive name with serious history, is worthy of consideration.

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Famous People Named Jair

Jair, Biblical son of Manasseh
Jair, son of Segub, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr. 2:22)
Jair, father of Elhanan who slew Goliath's brother (1 Chr. 20:5)
Jair, father of Mordecai, Esther's cousin (Esther 2:5)
Jair Francoise Jurrjens, Curaçaoan baseball pitcher
Jair Messias Bolsonaro, Brazilian Congressman
Jair Marrufo, American soccer referee
Jair Picerni, Brazilian footballer and manager
Jeremiah Scott "Jair" Willis (b. 1993), second child (1st son) of the family band The Willis Clan

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