Altair is Greek for star and Arabic for flying eagle. Altaira Name Meaning is Bird, High-flying, In Astronomy Altair Is A Star Of The First Magnitude,. Alltair, Alltare, Alltayr, Alltayre, Altaer, Altare, Altayr, and Altayre are variants of Altair. This is listening and speaking names utility for you. Learn more. Gender. Altair is definitely NOT a feminine name! Origin of Altair