Gender Masculine
Scripts יָאִיר(Ancient Hebrew)
Pronounced Pron. JAY-ər(English)
KHIER(Spanish)
zha-EER(Portuguese)
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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

VariantYair(Spanish (Latin American))
Other Languages & CulturesIair, Iairos(Biblical Greek) Yair(Biblical Hebrew) Iair, Iairus(Biblical Latin) Jaír(Biblical Spanish) Yair(Hebrew)
Same SpellingJaír
User SubmissionsJáir, Jaïr

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Entry updated April 5, 2022