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Jahir is a handsome name that originated in Africa. In the African Swahili, the name means Dignity or One Who Has Dignity. It has also been used in the Arabic language and Muslim religion.

Meaning of the name Jahir

Dignity; One who has dignity

Origin of the name Jahir


Symbolism of the name Jahir

Jahir is dignified and independent. He has a strong inner strength and plenty of potential for success and accomplishment in life. He is born with strong leadership abilities and tries to be a positive influence. Jahir can also be very critical of himself and other people. He expects perfection. He is also honest, has strong principles, and has high self-respect.

Style of the name Jahir


Gender of the name Jahir

Jahir is a boy's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Jahir


Number of syllables in the name Jahir


Emotion evoked from the name Jahir

Jahir prides himself on being an individual full of drive. He is masculine, focused, and a self-starter. He is also progressive and has a strong will. Jahir can be rebellious but in a constructive way. He is honest and a loyal friend. He is also fair in business dealings.

Alternative spellings for the name Jahir

  • Jaher
  • Jahur
  • Jahyr

Nicknames for the name Jahir

  • Jay

Popularity of the name Jahir

Jahir first came on the popularity charts in 1990. It stayed at the bottom of the charts until around 2003 when it shot up to a peak of over 200 babies with that name born in the United States. In 2004, it declined to around 150 and has stayed at basically the same level through 2019.

Related names for the name Jahir

  • Jair 
  • Jure
  • Juro
  • Jyri
  • Jariah
  • Jira

Great middle names for Jahir and their meanings

  • Orland (land of gold)
  • Grantley (the large fields)
  • Brinly (burnt meadow)
  • Terrell (stubborn)
  • Lonell (lion)
  • Charley (freeman)
  • Raleigh (roe deer’s meadow)
  • Earley (manly)
  • Tarrin (Earth-man)
  • Ridley (reed/wood clearing)

Famous people with the name Jahir

  • Jahir Alejandro Barraza Flores (A Mexican footballer)
  • Jahir Butron (Peruvian footballer)
  • Jahir Ocampo (A Mexican diver)
  • Jahir Barraza (soccer player in Guadalajera)

Jahirs in popular culture

  • Jahir (character in Grand Theft Auto)
  • Jahir (character in the Legend of Korra)
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