Name: Yair

Origin and Meaning of the Name Yair

  • Meaning:
    He will light up
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (yah EER)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Yair)
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Miscellaneous Info for Yair

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  • Used in:
    Hebrew speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Hebrew meaning "he will light up", "he will enlighten."
    In the Old Testament, Yair was the name of the father of one of King David's warriors.

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