Welsh form of Mary
"sweet; drop of the sea, bitter"

Mair Origin and Meaning

The name Mair is a girl's name of Welsh origin.

One of the many international versions of Mary that could make an unusual alternative. The similar sound to Maya/Maia could be a plus or a minus.

Mair appears in the many Welsh towns and villages called Llanfair, meaning "place of St Mary's church".

Mair in Pop Culture

  • Mair is the name of a very pretty young nun in Ken Follet's "World Without End" who ends up falling for the book's female lead.