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 is often added to lists like Bible Names for Boys 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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