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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Jahir

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  • According to a user from India, the name Jahir is of Muslim origin and means "Show".
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Notable Persons Named Jahir

Jahir Barraza is a soccer player for the Club Universidad de Guadalajara, Dorados de Sinaloa, Club Atlas, and Club Necaxa. Jahir was born on September 17th, 1990 in Delicias, Chihuahua.


Jahir was born on January 12th, 1990 in State of Mexico.



Jahir Butrón is a soccer player for the Deportivo Coopsol, Sporting Cristal, Guardia Republicana, Alcides Vigo, Lawn Tennis FC, Deportivo Wanka, Alianza Atlético, Cienciano, Total Chalaco, Sport Áncash, Juan Aurich, and Colegio Nacional Iquitos. Jahir was born on October 30th, 1975 in Lima, Peru.


Jahir Valerius is an athlete for the S.V. Victory Boys.


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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1990 5 0 5
1992 5 0 5
1993 8 0 8
1994 7 0 7
1995 7 0 7
1996 15 0 15
1997 11 0 11
1998 18 0 18
1999 23 0 23
2000 23 0 23
2001 31 0 31
2002 78 0 78
2003 215 0 215
2004 139 0 139
2005 134 0 134
2006 139 0 139
2007 118 0 118
2008 121 0 121
2009 109 0 109
2010 120 0 120
2011 102 0 102
2012 82 0 82
2013 125 0 125
2014 95 0 95
2015 79 0 79
2016 91 0 91
2017 88 0 88

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Popularity of Jahir as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Jahir

  • How Popular is the name Jahir? Jahir is the 6,820th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jahir have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,988 babies born with the first name Jahir in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jahir to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jahir? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1990 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jahir first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jahir is Sunday, December 9th, 1984.
  • What year had the most people named Jahir born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jahir was in 2003 with a total of 215 babies.
  • Random Jahir Factoid: According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jahir is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2009.
  • Weird things about the name Jahir: Your name in reverse order is Rihaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iajhr. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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