Jairus

The origin of the name Jairus is Greek

 

This is how Jairus is written in Greek:

Ἰάϊρος = Iaïros

 

The  biblical meaning of the name Jairus is: whom God enlightens.

 

Jairus was a ruler of the synagogue, whose daughter Jesus restored to life

 

The name Jairus appears in the bible in the following verses:

Mark 5:22 KJV
And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet,

Luke 8:41 KJV
And, behold, there came a man named Jairus, and he was a ruler of the synagogue: and he fell down at Jesus’ feet, and besought him that he would come into his house: