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Jairus Meaning


What does Jairus mean?

The name Jairus is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Jairus is "he shines, G-d enlightens".

Jairus is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Jai-rus.

The Given Name Jairus

Jairus is a form of Jair. See Jair for further details.

Jairus is good for parents who want a name that is bold and chic.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Wrap it up and take it home, Jairus may just be the name you're looking for.

Jairus Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,028 in baby name popularity for boys with 71 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,168 in baby name popularity for boys with 62 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Jairus Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Jairus has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Jairus to other names.

Jairus Related Names

Jairus is a form of Jair.

The name Iairos is a form of Jairus.

Famous Jairuss

  • Jairus ~ Biblical Character (Mark 5:22)

Jairus Numerology

What will your new littleJairus be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Jairus are often authentic and attentive but most of all they are read more >>

Jairus Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jairus in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jairus.

Just for fun, see the name Jairus in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jairus in Nautical Flags page.