What does Alair mean?
Alair /alair/ 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 an alternate form of Alaire (Latin): French version of Hilary. Alair is also a variant of Alan (Old German): from Adal.
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)
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 (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Allain, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Alair reached its highest during the years 1940-1949 (average #432) and is somewhat less today (#709, down 48.9%), with the forms Allan, Allen, Al and Allie becoming less fashionable. Alan is the most trendy baby name in this compilation. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Thinking of names?
Alair is pronounced similarly to Ellair, Ellar and Ilar. Other recommended similar baby 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.