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What does Adare mean?

Adare Pronunciation of Adare [adare] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Adare) is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of the name Adare is "wealthy spear". Adare is an alternate form of Adair (Old German): from "ead gar".

Associated with: wealthy, spear (warrior).


Adare has 2 variants: Adaire and Adayre.

Creative forms:
(male) Adaar, Atre, ..

(female) Adaar, Adace, ..

Middle name pairings:
Adare Finley (A.F.), ..

How popular is Adare?

Adare is an uncommon first name for males. Adare is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Adair is the only prominent alternative form of Adare (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Adayre, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Adare was at its peak in 2011 (#1664). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adare and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adare is pronounced similarly to Adar and Eder. Other recommended names are Aage, Aaren, Aaro, Aart, Adael, Adal, Adam, Adamec, Adamek, Adamo, Adams, Adan, Adao, Adayel, Addie, Ade, Adlar, Adlard, Alaire, Alard, Alfre, Andre, Azarel, Clare and Ware. These names tend to be more commonly used than Adare.

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