Mair - girls name

Mair name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 29%

Mair name meaning:

The name Mair is of Welsh origin and is a variant of the name Mary. It is derived from the Hebrew name Miriam, which means "beloved" or "wished-for child." Mair is predominantly used as a girl's name in Wales and other Welsh-speaking regions.

People with the name Mair are often described as kind-hearted, compassionate, and nurturing individuals. They have a natural inclination to put the needs of others before their own and are often seen as a pillar of support by their loved ones. Mair is a name associated with warmth and tenderness, reflecting the qualities of motherly love and care.

The name Mair carries a sense of timeless elegance and simplicity. It has a classic charm and resonates with tradition and cultural heritage. Those named Mair often embody the virtues of empathy and understanding, making them natural caregivers and helpers. Overall, the name Mair represents a strong and caring individual who brings love and affection into the lives of those around them.

Origin: Hebrew

Variant of Mary: Wished-for child; rebellion; bitter. Famous Bearers: the Virgin Mary; Mary Magdalene; Mary, Queen of Scots (1542-87).

Related names

Mary , Mair , Maira , Maire, Mamie, Manon , Mari , Maria , Mariam , Mariana , Marianda, Mariann, Marie , Mariel , Marien, Marietta , Marjon, Maryam , Maryan , Mayra , Mele, Mere, Mitzi, Moll, Molli, Mollie , Molly , Moyra, Poll, Marya

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Overall UK ranking: 3961 out of 5581

5 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Mair

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