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What does Aleister mean?

Aleister Pronunciation of Aleister [aleis-ter] as a boys' name is a Greek name, and the name Aleister means "man's defender". Aleister is a version of Alastair (Scottish, Greek): Scottish version of Alistair.

Associated with: greek, defender.


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

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Middle name pairings:
Aleister Gunnar (A.G.), ..

How popular is Aleister?

Aleister is an uncommon first name for men. Aleister is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Alistair (#1031 a year ago) and Alister (#1815) are the prominent varying forms of Aleister (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Allistair, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Aleister is at its apex presently (average #1423). Alistair is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns in this compilation. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Aleister is pronounced similarly to Alistir. Other recommended names are Alaisdair, Alcinder, Aleksei, Alisdair, Allston, Alsten, Alstin, Alston, Alter, Alvise, Aristeo, Brewster, Chester, Christer, Elisher, Fester, Hollister, Kester, Kleiner, Krister, Lester, Nester, Vester, Webster and Wister. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aleister.

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