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What does Alistaire mean?

Alistaire Pronunciation of Alistaire as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Alistaire means "man's defender". Alistaire is an alternate spelling of Alistair (Greek): Scottish spelling of Alasdair.

ASSOCIATED WITH Al-, greek, defender


VARIANTS Allister, Alister, Aleister, Alastor, Alastair




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How popular is Alistaire?

Alistaire is an unusual given name for men. Alistaire is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Alistaire (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000 are Alistair (#1031 VIA LATEST LIST) and Alister (#1815). Other forms, like Alastor, are uncommon. These forms of Alistaire are at the height of their popularity presently. Alistair is more familiar than the rest. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Similar Names

Alistaire is pronounced similarly to Alaistair, Alasteir, Alistar, Alistir, Allistair, Allistir, Allystair and Alystair. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abishai, Adaire, Agustine, Alair, Alaire, Alaisdair, Alaister, Alasdair, Alaster, Alessandre, Alester, Aliard, Alisander, Alissander, Alissandre, Alixandre, Allaistar, Allastir, Alltair, Allysdair (see Alastair), Alstin, Altaer, Altair, Altayr, Alysdair, Alysdare, Alyster, Amilcare, Amishar, Amitai, Anastase, Anastice, Anstice, Aristeides, Aristide, Aristides, Aristio, Aristotle, Artair, Avishai, Avishar, Blaire, Claire, Hilaire and Nectaire. Like Alistaire, these names are not commonly used.

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