What does Alair mean?
Alair /alair/ [2 sylls.] 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.
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.Kreatif forms: Alairau, Alairre, Aualair. [more]
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. 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 (outside Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000. Forms like Alon are uncommon. Usage of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1940-1949 (usage of 0.568%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.2905%, down 48.9%), with the forms Allan, Allen, Al and Allie becoming less fashionable. Alan (#170) is the most trendy baby name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)