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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly derived from an Arabic name. It has been used in Mexico since at least the 1940s, perhaps inspired by the Colombian actress Yadira Jiménez (1928-?), who performed in Mexican films beginning in 1946.

Sources & References

  • Cleveland Kent Evans, The Great Big Book of Baby Names (2006)