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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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Aleister and related baby names in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Aleister is also pronounced similarly to Alistir. Like Aleister, this name is not commonly used.