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Jairus meaning and name origin
Jairus \ja(i)-rus\ as a boy's name is pronounced JARE-us. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Jairus is "God enlightens". Biblical: Jarius was the father of a young girl resurrected by Jesus.
Jairus has 2 variant forms: Jair and Jairo.
Jairus is also pronounced similarly to Jaris and Jarius.
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Popularity of Jairus
Jairus is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
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