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What does Adair mean?

Adair Pronunciation of Adair as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Adair) is pronounced a-DARE. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Adair is "wealthy spear". From "ead gar". Also a Scottish surname.


ASSOCIATED WITH wealthy, spear (warrior), scottish, surname


VARIANTS Adaire, Adare, Adayre

(male) Adaar, ..

(female) Adai, ..

Adair Ayaan (A.A.), ..

How popular is Adair?

Adair is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#1834 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Adair entered the list in 2003 and reached its top rank of #1561 in the U.S. in 2007, but is not listed currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Adair name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Adair outside U.S.

Similar Names

Adair is alike in pronunciation to Adar and Eder. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abir, Adael, Adal, Adam, Adamik, Adamo, Adams, Adan, Adao, Addie, Addis, Adi, Adil, Adim, Adin, Adiv, Adlai, Adlar, Adler, Adlin, Adrain, Adrin, Alain, Alair, Alaire, Altair, Ameir, Amir, Artair, Blair, Clair, Gair, Ivair and Jair. These names tend to be more frequently used than Adair.

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