Popularity:5564
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:God enlightens
Jairus is a boy's name of Hebrew origin that means "God enlightens." In the Christian Bible, Jairus was the ruler in the synagogue at Capernaum and a religious leader in his community. To try to help his daughter, who was ill, Jairus begged Jesus for help and to heal her. Sadly, his daughter died while they were making their way to Jairus' home but Jesus resurrected her, showing love and mercy. With a name like this, baby can keep the strength of his faith at the front of everything he does and be reminded of what's most important in life.
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