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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Yaira mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Yaira

User Submitted Origins

Puerto Rican

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Yaira means "Illuminate".
  2. A submission from Canada says the name Yaira means "Light of God" and is of Hebrew origin.
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Fun Facts about the name Yaira

  • How Popular is the name Yaira? Yaira is the 16,689th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yaira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 507 babies born with the first name Yaira in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yaira to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yaira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1979 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Yaira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yaira was in 2007 with a total of 42 babies.
  • Random Yaira Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yaira is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 6 babies in California have the same name in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Yaira: The name spelled backwards is Ariay. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aiyar. How do you pronounce that?
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