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What does Alaire mean?

Alaire Pronunciation of Alaire [alaire] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Alaire is "cheerful". French variant of Hilary. The root is the same as "hilarious", though the meaning has changed slightly. Alaire also sounds like the name of a car.

Associated with: cheerful (happy).


Alaire has 6 variants: Alair, Helier, Hilarie, Hilary, Larie and Lary.

3 more related forms via Hilary: Hilaire, Ilar and Ilari.

Creative forms:
(male) Adrire, Alaino, ..

(female) Alairia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alaire Ryland (A.R.), ..

How popular is Alaire?

Alaire is an unusual given name for males. Alaire is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Alaire (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Hilary and Lary. These forms of Alaire were favored by parents 8 decades ago. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hilary, Lary in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alaire and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alaire is alike in pronunciation to Ellair. Other suggested similar names are Adair, Adaire, Adare, Adayre, Alain, Alard, Albie, Alfie, Alfre, Algie, Allie, Alpine, Altair, Alvie, Alvise, Alwine, Blaine, Blair, Blaire, Blaise, Blaize, Blayre, Clair, Claire, Clare, Clayre, Guaire and Slaide. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alaire.

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