What does Alair mean?
Alair \a-lair\ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Alair). Alair's name origins are Latin and Old German, and the meaning of Alair is "cheerful; precious". Alair is a form of Alaire (Latin): French variant of Hilary. Alair is also a variant of Alan (Old German): from Adal.
Alair has 29 related variations via Alaire, Alan: Ailean, Ailin, Al▼, Alain, Aland, Alann, Alano, Alanson, Alen, Alin, Allain, Allan▼, Allayne, Allen▼, Alley, Alleyn, Alleyne, Allie▼, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Alon, Alun, Alyn, Helier, Hilarie, Hilary, Larie and Lary.
Alair is an unusual given name for men. Alair is an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Alair and affiliated names. Alan (#170 a year ago), Allen (#367), Allan (#720), Allyn, Allie and Al are the prominent varying forms of Alair (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names reached its highest during 1940-1949 and has become significantly less since, with the forms Allan, Allen, Allie and Al becoming less fashionable. Alan (#170) is the most trendy baby name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)