What does Alistaire mean?
Alistaire [al-is-taire] as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Alistaire means "man's defender". Alistaire is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -e, of Alistair (Greek): Scottish spelling of Alasdair.
Alistaire has 1 more relation via Alistair: Alisdair.Creative forms:
(male) Alistaier, Anistaire, ..
(female) Alistaine, Alistaira, .. Middle name pairings:
Alistaire Presley (A.P.), ..
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?with its source form and related boy names. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Alistaire and corresponding names. 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)
Alistaire is pronounced similarly to Alaistair, Alasteir, Alistar, Alistir, Allistair, Allistir, Allystair and Alystair. Other recommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.