[ 2 syll. al-tai(r), alt-a-ir ] The baby girl name Altair is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced aa-LTEH-R †. Altair's language of origin is Arabic. The name Altair means 'flying eagle'.
Forms of Altair include the names Altaer, Altaera, Altaere, Altaira, Altaire, Altayr, Altayra, and Altayre.
See also the related categories, eagle and arabic.
Altair is an uncommon baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Altair include Altaere, Altaire, Altayr, Altayre, Aldora, Aldorrah, Aludra, Eldora, and Altaer.
† English pronunciation for Altair: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"