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since 1880
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in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dair

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  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Dair is of Arabic origin and means "Son of Zeus, absolute weapon and ultimate sandwich maker.".
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Notable Persons Named Dair

His military service ended in 1999. Dair was born on December 2nd, 1946.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dair

John Dair was an actor. John was born on March 3rd, 1933 in Dundee. He died on November 25th, 2005.


Carl was born in 1912 in Welland. He passed away on September 28th, 1967.


Jason Dair is a soccer player for the Cowdenbeath F.C., Raith Rovers F.C., Millwall F.C., Dunfermline Athletic F.C., Motherwell F.C., Livingston F.C., and East Fife F.C. Jason was born on June 15th, 1974 in Dunfermline, Scotland.


Lee Dair is a soccer player for the Lochore Welfare F.C., Rangers F.C., Raith Rovers F.C., Cowdenbeath F.C., Partick Thistle F.C., East Fife F.C., Hill of Beath Hawthorn F.C., Linlithgow Rose F.C., Ballingry Rovers F.C., and Oakley United F.C. Lee was born on May 28th, 1977 in Dunfermline.


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Popularity of Dair as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dair U.S.
  White 50.89% 64.26%
  African American 17.16% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 27.22% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dair

People with the last name Dair are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Dair

  • How Popular is the name Dair? Dair is the 48,818th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dair was the 105,600th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dair have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 45 babies born with the first name Dair in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dair? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dair first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dair is Monday, February 2nd, 1891.
  • What year had the most people named Dair born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dair was in 2009 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dair: Your name in reverse order is Riad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Idra. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dair? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 169 people with the last name Dair.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dair? Dair is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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