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Mair

What does Mair mean?

Mair Pronunciation of Mair [mair] as a girls' name is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Mair is "star of the sea". Mair is a version of Mare (Irish, Latin): transcription of Mary.

Associated with: star, sea.

Variations

Mair has 4 variants: Maire, Maure, Moire and Muire.

36 more different relations via Mare, Mary: Mal, Malia, Mallie, Mame, Mamie, Manon, Manya, Mara, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Marice, Marie, Mariel, Marin, Marion, Marita, Marja, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Masha, Maura, Mavra, May, Mayme, Maymie, Mayra, Mayria, Mimi, Moira, Moll and Moya.

Creative forms:
(female) Mairre, Moir, ..

(male) Mairray, Maray, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mair Alani (M.A.), ..

How popular is Mair?

Mair is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular last name for all people (#11722 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Mair (unlisted) are Maria (#109 in 2015), Mary (#124), Malia (#313), Mariam (#563), Marie (#564), Mara (#739), Marian (#1104), Maren (#1113), Mayra (#1275), Marin (#1471), Maura (#1490), Marion (#1527), Moira (#1645), May (#1658), Mariel (#1839), Mayme, Mimi, Mallie, Maymie, Mame, Mamie, Marita, Marla, Marlo and Maree. Adoption of these relations of Mair was at its apex during 1890-1899 (usage of 10%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.6%, 94%), with forms like Marla becoming somewhat dated. Mary has been the most well-known version, although Mara seems to be becoming a favorite too. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mallie, Mame, Mamie, Mara in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marie, Mariel, Marin, Marion, Marita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marla, Marlo, Mary, Maura, May in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mayme, Maymie, Mayra, Mimi, Moira in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abir, Adair, Alair, Blair, Clair, Eir, Hagir, Loir, Mab, Maci, Macie, Macy, Mada, Madira, Madra, Mady, Mae, Maery, Mag, Mahra, Mai, Maia, Maiah, Maicy, Maida, Maiga, Maime, Maira, Mairi, Mairim, Mairin, Maisa, Maisy, Maiya, Maj, Maja, Maji, Mala, Mali, Marg, Mari, Maris, Marit, Marra, Mart, Mat, Mata, Maud, Mave, Mavis, Max, Maxi, Maxie, Maxy, Maya, Maye, Mazie, Mei, Meira, Mia, Mim, Min, Mira, Miri and Moia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mair.

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