US Popularity:5225
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.

Jairus Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Jairus is currently #2291 on The Bump
Boy:Jairus is currently #1287 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Jairus is currently #5225 in U.S. births
Boy:Jairus is currently #2417 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#2417
in 2023
+ 512
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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