GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Biblical
OTHER SCRIPTS: יָאִיר (Ancient Hebrew)
PRONOUNCED: JAY-ər (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Means "he shines" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of both a son of Manasseh and one of the ruling judges of the Israelites.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Iair, Iairos (Biblical Greek), Yair (Biblical Hebrew), Iair, Iairus (Biblical Latin), Yair (Hebrew)
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