What does Alaster mean?
Alaster [alaster] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and Alaster means "man's defender, warrior". Alaster is a version of Alastair (Scottish, Greek): Scottish variation of Alistair. Alaster is also a variant of Alexander (Greek).
Alaster has 20 variants: Alaistair, Alaister, Alasteir, Alastor, Aleister, Alester, Alistair▲, Alistar, Alister, Alistir, Allaistar, Allaster, Allastir, Allistair, Allister, Allistir, Allystair, Allyster, Alystair and Alyster.Creative forms:
(male) Alster, Amaster, ..
(female) Alaber, .. Middle name pairings:
Alaster Gianluca (A.G.), ..
How popular is Alaster?
Alaster is an unusual given name for men. Alaster is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Alaster (not ranked) are Alexander (#8 a year ago), Alistair (#1031) and Alister (#1815). Other forms, like Alaister, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Alaster reached its apex in 1993 (adoption of 1%) and is almost as widespread today (adoption 0.8%, 26% less). Alexander has been the most well-known version, although Alistair appears to be gaining popularity too. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Alair, Alaire, Alamar, Alger, Alkander, Allger, Allmer, Allston, Alsten, Alstin, Alston, Altaer, Alten, Alter, Anastas, Anasto, Anastos, Aristeo, Asher▲, Asser, Atwater, Austen▼, Baxter, Braser, Buster▼, Carter▲, Casper▼, Caster, Chester▼, Coster, Elisher, Fester, Forster, Foster▼, Fraser, Frasier, Gasper, Jasper▲, Kasper, Kester, Krister, Lester▼, Minster, Naseer, Naser, Nester, Slater, Thaxter, Valter, Vester, Walter▼, Webster▼, Wister, Yaseer and Yasser. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alaster.See names in meaning and etymology.