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What does Alester mean?

Alester Pronunciation of Alester [alester] as a boys' name means "man's defender". Alester is an alternate spelling of Alastair (Scottish, Greek): Scottish variant spelling of Alistair.



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

(male) Alster, Arster, ..

(female) Aleber, Alete, ..

Alester Rafe (A.R.), ..

How popular is Alester?

Alester is an unusual first name for males. Alester is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Alester (NOT RANKED) are Alistair (#1031 IN 2015) and Alister (#1815). Other variants, like Allastir, are seldom used. These forms of Alester are at the peak of their popularity presently. Alistair has historically been the top pick of parents. (TOP 2000 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

Alester is alike in pronunciation to Alistir. Other recommended names are Abeer, Aleksei, Alexei, Alexey, Alger, Alkender, Allger, Allmer, Allston, Alsten, Alstin, Alston, Altaer, Alten, Alter, Ameer, Anestis, Arese, Aresty, Aristeo, Asher, Asser, Atwater, Austen, Brewster, Buster, Caster, Chester, Coster, Dexter, Dieter, Eleazer, Elemer, Elisher, Fester, Flecher, Forester, Forster, Foster, Guenter, Jesper, Kester, Kleiner, Krister, Lester, Minster, Nester, Peter, Pieter, Silvester, Slater, Sylvester, Vester, Webster and Wister. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alester.

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