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Alastair Meaning


What does Alastair mean?

The name Alastair is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Alastair is "defender of mankind".

Alastair is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 8 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-las-tair.

The Given Name Alastair

The anglicized form of the Gaelic Alasdair, the Scottish form of Alexander.

Alastair is a form of Alexander. See Alexander for further details.

Alastair is good for parents who want a name that is elegant and daring.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Alastair is unique yet compelling due to its chic and stylish nature.

Alastair Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,698 in baby name popularity for boys with 45 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,185 in baby name popularity for boys with 61 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Alastair Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Alastair has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Alastair to other names.

Alastair Related Names

Alastair is a form of Alexander.

Variants of the name Alastair include Alasteir, Aleister, Alester, Alistair, Alistaire, Alister, Allaistar, Allaster, Allastir, Allistair, Allister, Alystair, Alyster.

Famous Alastairs

    Alastair Numerology

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    It may all be in the numbers.

    The numbers that make up your child's name.

    Numerology may give you some insight.

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    Alastair Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Alastair in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Alastair.

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