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Jairus

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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

Fun Facts about the name Jairus

  • How many people with the first name Jairus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,213 babies born with the first name Jairus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Jairus 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 Jairus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1933 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Jairus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Jairus is Saturday, May 4th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Jairus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Jairus was in 2015 with a total of 83 babies.
  • Random Jairus Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Jairus is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Jairus: Your name in reverse order is Suriaj. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iarjsu. How do you pronounce that?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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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.

Notable Persons With the Name Jairus

Jairus Byrd

Jairus Byrd is a football player. Jairus was born on October 7th, 1986 in San Diego. Jairus is also known as Byrd, Jairus Keelon; Byrd, and Jairus K..

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Jerry G. Bishop

Jerry G. Bishop was a leading somebody. His career lasted from 1961 to 2006. Jerry was given the name Jairus Samuel Ghan on August 3rd, 1936 in Chicago. Jerry is also known as Jerry Ghan and Jerry G.. He died on September 15th, 2013.

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Jairus Aquino

Jairus Aquino is an actor. He was most active from 2006 to present. Jairus was given the name Jairus Reuel Balagtas Aquino on April 1st, 1999 in Caloocan. Jairus is also known as Jai.

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Jairus Kipchoge Birech

Jairus Kipchoge Birech is a noteworthy somebody. Jairus was born on December 14th, 1992 in Uasin Gishu County.

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Jairus C. Fairchild

Jairus C. Fairchild was an important person. Jairus was born on December 27th, 1801. He passed away on October 24th, 1862.

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Jairus Wyten

Jairus Wyten is a sports team member for the Para Hills Knights SC.

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What does the name Jairus mean?

Jis for jolly, the fun side!

Ais for admirers, and all that you have!

Iis for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

Ris for relish, you seek a challenge.

Uis for unique, your love of life.

Sis for serene, your calm time.

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