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Boy Name: Alaire

Name: Alaire
Pronunciation: \a-lai-re\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: cheerful
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Alerio, Ellery, Elrey, Ellerey, Ellary, Elroye, Ilario
Variant forms: Alair, Helier, Hilarie, Hilary, Larie, Lary


Alaire \a-lai-re\ as a boy's 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.

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

Baby names that sound like Alaire are Alerio, Ellery, Elrey, Ellerey, Ellary, Elroye and Ilario.


Alaire is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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