Meaning and name origin
Aleister \a-leis-ter, ale(i)-ster\ as a boy's name is of Scottish and Greek origin, and the meaning of Aleister is "man's defender". Aleister is a variant of Alastair (Scottish, Greek): Scottish variant of Alistair, from Alexander.
Aleister has 19 variant forms: Alaistair, Alaister, Alasteir, Alaster, Alastor, Alester, Alistaire, Alistar, Alister, Allaistar, Allaster, Allastir, Allistair, Allister, Allistir, Allystair, Allyster, Alystair, Alyster.
Aleister is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Aleister and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Alistair. (2014 statistics).
Aleister is also pronounced similarly to Alistir. Like Aleister, this name is not commonly used.