What does Altair mean?
Altair [al-tair] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Altair) is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of the name Altair is "bird". Altair is an alternate form of Altaira (Arabic): also possibly of Latin origin.
(female) Alatair, Antair, ..
(male) Alar, Aldre, .. Middle name pairings:
Altair Cierra (A.C.), ..
How popular is Altair?
Altair is an unusual first name for women. Altair is an equally uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Altair has not been recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
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