[ 3 syll. yai-ra, ya-ira ] The baby girl name Yaira is pronounced Yaa-iy-Raa- †. Yaira's language of origin is Hebrew and it is also predominantly used in Hebrew. The meaning of Yaira is 'he enlightens, he shines'.
Yaira is a form of the Hebrew Yeira.
Yaira is the feminine version of the English Jair.
See also the related category hebrew.
Yaira is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Yaira, Yareli was the most widely used.
† English pronunciation for Yaira: Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"