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Jair

Heart
Hebrew
"he shines"

Jair Origin and Meaning

The name Jair is boy's name of Hebrew origin meaning "he shines".
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.
# 945 in the US

Jair Rank in US Top 1000

Jair Popularity

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Famous People Named Jair

  • JairBiblical son of Manasseh
  • Jairson of Segub, of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr. 2:22)
  • Jairfather of Elhanan who slew Goliath's brother (1 Chr. 20:5)
  • Jairfather of Mordecai, Esther's cousin (Esther 2:5)
  • Jair Francoise JurrjensCuraçaoan baseball pitcher
  • Jair Messias Bolsonarofascist President of Brazil (known most as variants like Biroliro, Bolsonero, Bolsobosta, Bozo, Bosolino, Salnorabo, etc.)
  • Jair MarrufoAmerican soccer referee
  • Jair PicerniBrazilian footballer and manager
  • Jeremiah Scott "Jair" Willis (b. 1993)second child (1st son) of the family band The Willis Clan