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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

Spanish variant of the male Biblical Hebrew name Jairus, which means "God enlightens". In the Bible, Jairus was the father of a young girl resurrected by Jesus.

  1. A male given name

Notable Persons Named Jairo

Jaïro Riedewald is a soccer player for the AFC Ajax, SV Overbos, Ajax Youth Academy, Jong Ajax, and Netherlands national under-17 football team. Jaïro was born on September 9th, 1996 in Haarlem.

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Jairo is a soccer player for the PAOK FC, Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, Madureira Esporte Clube, Sport Club Internacional, and AS Trenčín. Jairo was born on May 6th, 1992 in Rio de Janeiro.

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Jairo Guedz is a heavy metal music, groove metal, and death metal musician. He was most active from 1985 to present. Jairo was given the name Jairo Guedz Braga on November 25th, 1968 in João Monlevade, Brazil. Jairo is also known as Jairo "Tormentor" Guedz and Jairo T..

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Jairo Arrieta is a soccer player for the New York Cosmos (2010), Brujas F.C., Deportivo Saprissa, Columbus Crew SC, D.C. United, Costa Rica national under-23 football team, and Costa Rica national football team. Jairo was born on August 25th, 1983 in Nicoya, Costa Rica.

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Jairo was born on March 22nd, 1987 in Limón. Jairo is also known as Foca. He passed away on May 31st, 2013.

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Jairo Castillo is a soccer player for the América de Cali, Atlético Bucaramanga, Club Atlético Vélez Sarsfield, Club Atlético Independiente, Real Valladolid, Millonarios F.C., AEL Limassol, Defensor Sporting, Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba, Querétaro F.C., and Colombia national football team. Jairo was born on November 17th, 1977 in Tumaco, Colombia.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Jairo

Jairo is a soccer player for the PAOK FC, Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas, Madureira Esporte Clube, Sport Club Internacional, and AS Trenčín. Jairo was born on May 6th, 1992 in Rio de Janeiro.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1950 5 0 5
1951 7 0 7
1962 6 0 6
1967 5 0 5
1969 9 0 9
1970 10 0 10
1971 12 0 12
1972 9 0 9
1973 20 0 20
1974 23 0 23
1975 23 0 23
1976 20 0 20
1977 16 0 16
1978 24 0 24
1979 23 0 23
1980 46 0 46
1981 79 0 79
1982 73 0 73
1983 66 0 66
1984 71 0 71
1985 211 0 211
1986 161 0 161
1987 129 0 129
1988 144 0 144
1989 154 0 154
1990 224 0 224
1991 224 0 224
1992 209 0 209
1993 214 0 214
1994 242 0 242
1995 243 0 243
1996 231 0 231
1997 223 0 223
1998 220 0 220
1999 224 0 224
2000 272 0 272
2001 307 0 307
2002 316 0 316
2003 364 0 364
2004 350 0 350
2005 425 0 425
2006 446 0 446
2007 441 0 441
2008 472 0 472
2009 383 0 383
2010 334 0 334
2011 304 0 304
2012 298 0 298
2013 285 0 285
2014 255 0 255
2015 251 0 251
2016 234 0 234
2017 243 0 243

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Popularity of Jairo as a first name

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Common last names for Jairo

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Fun Facts about the name Jairo

  • How Popular is the name Jairo? Jairo is the 2,568th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Jairo have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 9,580 babies born with the first name Jairo in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jairo to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Jairo? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jairo first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jairo is Friday, March 17th, 1899.
  • What year had the most people named Jairo born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jairo was in 2008 with a total of 472 babies.
  • Random Jairo Factoid: According to the 1990 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jairo is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1990.
  • Weird things about the name Jairo: Your name in reverse order is Oriaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Orija. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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