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What does Alaster mean?

Alaster Pronunciation of 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 respelling of Alistair. Alaster is also a variant of Alexander (Greek).

ASSOCIATED WITH greek, defender, warrior


VARIANTS Alyster, Alystair, Allyster, Allystair, Allistir, Allister, Allistair, Allastir, Allaster, Allaistar, Alistir, Alister, Alistar, Alistair, Alester, Aleister, Alastor, Alasteir, Alaister, Alaistair


(male) Alster, Amaster, ..

(female) Alaber, ..

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexander, Alistair, Alister in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alexander, Alistair outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended 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.

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