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Adair (girl)

What does Adair mean?

Adair Pronunciation of Adair [adair] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Adair) is pronounced a-DARE. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Adair is "wealthy spear". Also a Scottish surname.

Associated with: wealthy, spear (warrior), scottish, surname.


Adair has 3 variants: Adaire, Adare and Adayre.

Creative forms:
(female) Adaair, Adai, ..

(male) Adaar, Adaki, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adair Raleigh (A.R.), ..

How popular is Adair?

Adair is an unusual given name for women but a very prominent surname for all people (#1834 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Adair has yet to make it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adair name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adair outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adair is pronounced similarly to Adore. Other suggested similar names are Abir, Ada, Adah, Adal, Adala, Adali, Adalia, Adalie, Adalin, Adaliz, Adan, Adana, Adara, Addi, Addie, Adi, Adia, Adie, Adin, Adira, Adlai, Adria, Adrie, Alaia, Alair, Alais, Altair, Amaia, Anais, Blair, Clair and Mair. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adair.

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