Mair - Meaning of Mair
[ 1 syll. mai(r), ma-ir ] The baby girl name Mair is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced MayR-, MAYer- or Mey-R †. Mair is of Hebrew origin. It is used mainly in English, Gaelic, and Welsh. The name is derived via Meir (Old Welsh) from Maria (Latin and Old Greek).
In addition, Mair is an English, Gaelic, and Welsh form of the English Mary.
Mair is also a form of the Gaelic and Irish Máire.
A form of the name is the English, Japanese, and Welsh Mari.
See also the related form, the Welsh Gwenfair.
Mair is not commonly used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Within the family of girl names directly related to Mair, Mary was the most widely used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Mair: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"