What does Jairus mean?
Jairus [jairus] as a boys' 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.
Associated with: biblical.
(male) Jarus, Jurus, ..
(female) Jaijas, Jairusie, ..
How popular is Jairus?
Jairus is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Jairus is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Jairus for boys. Jairus was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #1356 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #1801 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Shown below is a study of the ranking of the boy name Jairus and affiliated names. Jair (#1013 from current records) and Jairo (#879) are the popular related forms of Jairus (#1801 from current records) listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Jairus were favored by parents 12 years ago (median #968) and are somewhat less popular today (#1231, ▼39.1%).
Jairus is alike in pronunciation to Jaris, Jarius and Joris. Other recommended names are Ambrus, Arius, Cairns, Caius, Clitus, Cyrus▲, Dacius, Darious, Darrius▼, Emerus, Faunus, Fawnus, Firus, Florus, Gaius, Hampus, Icarus, Jabes, Jabir, Jacques, Jagu, Jagur, Jaide, Jaiden, Jaidin, Jailon, Jaime, Jaimey, Jaimie, Jairome, Jaisen, Jakub, Janiusz (see Janus), Janos, Janus, Janusz, Jarah, Jaray, Jared▼, Jarek, Jaren▼, Jarid, Jarl, Jarod▼, Jaron▼, Jarran, Jarrel, Jarret, Jarrid, Jarron, Jarrot, Jary, Jaryd, Jayron, Jesous, Jiles, Jiro, Kadmus, Kairns, Magus, Manus, Marinus, Marius, Markus, Mateus, Maurus, Paulus, Siorus, Tacitus, Taurus, Tyrus and Vasilus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Jairus.See names in meaning and etymology.