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What does Alastor mean?

Alastor Pronunciation of Alastor [alas-tor] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Alastor means "man's defender". Alastor is a version of Alastair (Scottish, Greek): Scottish transcription of Alistair.

Associated with: greek, defender.


Alastor has 19 variants: Alaistair, Alaister, Alasteir, Alaster, Aleister, Alester, Alistaire, Alistar, Alister, Allaistar, Allaster, Allastir, Allistair, Allister, Allistir, Allystair, Allyster, Alystair and Alyster.

1 more related form via Alastair, Alistair: Alasdair.

Creative forms:
(male) Alasto, Alaston, ..

(female) Alasta, Alaston, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alastor Ray (A.R.), ..

How popular is Alastor?

Alastor is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Alastor is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Alastor (not ranked) are Alistair (#1031 a year ago) and Alister (#1815). Other forms, like Allistir, are uncommon. These forms of Alastor were at the apex of their popularity in 2015. Alistair is the most fashionable baby name in this list. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Alastor is alike in pronunciation to Alistir. Other recommended names are Agosto, Agoston, Alair, Alamar, Alano, Alanso, Alanson, Alanzo, Alison, Alisson, Allson, Allston, Allstonn, Allton, Alsdon (see Alston), Alsten, Alstin, Alston, Alter, Alto, Alton, Amador, Amato, Anastas, Anasto, Anastos, Anatol (see Anatole), Aristo, Aristos, Artor, Aston, Castor, Factor, Kastor, Nassor, Nestor and Viator. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alastor.

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