Yahir: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Yahir

Likely derived from the Hebrew name Yair, meaning "he shines," although it may be an Arabic name meaning "enlightened." Either way, he'll probably want to sleep with the closet light on and twelve backup nightlights as a kid.

Nicknames:

Ya.

Famous people named Yahir:

Singer/telenovela star Yahir (full name: Yahir Othón Parra; mixed martial artist Yahir Reyes.

Fun fact:

The name Yahir appeared on the U.S. popularity charts in 2002, the same year that Mexican singer Yahir appeared on a Spanish-language talent TV show. As his star has risen, so has the name's popularity.

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