What does Alair mean?
Alair [alair] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Alair) is a Latin and Old German name, and the meaning of Alair is "cheerful; precious". Alair is an alternate form of Alaire (Latin): French version of Hilary. Alair is also a variant of Alan (Old German): from Adal.
Associated with: cheerful (happy).
(male) Alreo, Atair, ..
(female) Alail, Alar, ..
How popular is Alair?
Alair is an unusual given name for men. Alair is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Alair and affiliated names. Alan (#167 a year ago), Allen (#349), Allan (#656), Allie, Allyn, Alen, Alain and Al are the prominent varying forms of Alair (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Alon, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Alair reached its highest 7 decades ago (average #905) and has become significantly diminished since (#1396, down 73.4%), with forms like Allie falling out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Alair is pronounced similarly to Ellair, Ellar and Ilar. Other recommended names are Abir, Adair, Adaire, Adar, Adlai, Adlar, Alamar, Alard, Alaric, Albain, Albie, Albin▼, Albis, Aldin, Aldis, Alfie, Alfio, Algar, Alger, Algie, Algis, Ali▲, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alix, Alltair, Aloin, Alois▼, Alpin, Alric, Altaer, Altair, Altayr, Alter, Aluin, Alvar, Alvie▼, Alvin▼, Alvis, Alwin, Alwis, Ameir, Amir▲, Artair, Blair▼, Clair▼, Elmir, Gair, Ivair and Jair. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alair.See names in meaning and etymology.