Scottish and Irish
"oak tree ford"

Adair Origin and Meaning

The name Adair is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "oak tree ford".

Adair has flair, the grace of a Fred Astaire. It's a Scottish surname which came from the first name Edgar.

In recent years, it has also been used for girls.

# 610 on Nameberry

Adair Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Adair Popularity

Famous People Named Adair

  • (Jonathan) Adair TurnerBaron Turner of Ecchinswell, British businessman and academic; former Chairman of the Financial Services Authority
  • Adair Macalister "Chill" BlainAustralian MP
  • Adair CardosoBrazilian singer and composer
  • Adair CrawfordScots,Irish chemist