Meaning and name origin
Alair \a-lair\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Alair), is of Latin and Old German origin, and the meaning of Alair is "cheerful; precious". Alair is a variant of Alaire (Latin): French variant of Hilary. Also a variant of Alan (Old German): from Adal.
Alair is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Alair and its source forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Alan (#170). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).