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Alister Meaning


What does Alister mean?

The name Alister is of Scottish origin.

The meaning of Alister is "defender of mankind".

Alister is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-lis-ter.

The Given Name Alister

Alister is a variant of Alastair. See Alastair for further details.

Alister is an appealing and enchanting name.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Alister has no variant spellings.

Alister Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,683 in baby name popularity for boys with 93 occurrences. It ranked 15,710 in baby name popularity for girls with 5 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,505 in baby name popularity for boys with 110 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Alister sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Alister Name Popularity Page.

Alister Related Names

Alister is a variant of Alastair.

Famous Alisters

    Alister Numerology

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    Alister Name Fun

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