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Jairus

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How popular is the baby name Jairus in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1933 5 0 5
1960 6 0 6
1961 5 0 5
1963 8 0 8
1967 7 0 7
1971 6 0 6
1974 10 0 10
1975 10 0 10
1976 16 0 16
1977 16 0 16
1978 19 0 19
1979 16 0 16
1980 25 0 25
1981 20 0 20
1982 44 0 44
1983 37 0 37
1984 37 0 37
1985 44 0 44
1986 36 0 36
1987 36 0 36
1988 43 0 43
1989 51 0 51
1990 63 0 63
1991 53 0 53
1992 57 0 57
1993 62 0 62
1994 74 0 74
1995 58 0 58
1996 51 0 51
1997 53 0 53
1998 75 0 75
1999 75 0 75
2000 68 0 68
2001 70 0 70
2002 63 0 63
2003 66 0 66
2004 65 0 65
2005 71 0 71
2006 76 0 76
2007 71 0 71
2008 71 0 71
2009 67 0 67
2010 73 0 73
2011 59 0 59
2012 58 0 58
2013 65 0 65
2014 69 0 69
2015 83 0 83

Want to know about the popularity of the Jairus baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,213 babies born with the name Jairus in the United States. That's more than enough Jairi to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1933 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Jairus" was in 2015 with a total of 83 babies.

According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Jairus" is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 5 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1994. Across the entire United States a total of only 74 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Jairus popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Jairus" mean? The list below shows the origins of Jairus as well as things modernly associated with the name Jairus such as celebrities named Jairus.

Origin and Meaning of Jairus

The name "Jairus" is of Greek origin, and it means "He Shines". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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Alternative Meanings

J is for jubilant, the upbeat you!

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

I is for interest, you show in others.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

U is for upstanding, your inner-self.

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

Your name in reverse order is "Suriaj". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Uirajs". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Jairus born Oct 14, 2006

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mongolia approximately on 1300. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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