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What does Alistir mean?

Alistir Pronunciation of Alistir [al-i-s-tir] as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Alistir is "man's defender, warrior". Alistir is a variant form of Alexander (Greek).

Associated with: greek, defender, warrior.


Alistir has 7 variants: Alastair, Alaster, Alistair, Alister, Allistair, Allister and Allistir.

2 more alternative forms via Alexander: Alasdair and Alicio.

Creative forms:
(male) Adistir, Alstir, ..

(female) Alisli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alistir Mariano (A.M.), ..

How popular is Alistir?

Alistir is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Alistir is an unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Alexander (#8 last year), Alistair (#1031) and Alister (#1815) are the popular varying forms of Alistir (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Alistir was widespread in the year 1993 (usage of 1%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.8%, 26%). Alexander is the steady favorite, though Alistair has gained in usage over time. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Alistir is pronounced similarly to Alaistair, Alaister, Alasteir, Alastor, Aleister, Alester, Alistaire, Alistar, Allaistar, Allaster, Allastir, Allystair, Allyster, Alystair and Alyster. Other suggested similar names are Aguistin, Agustin, Alair, Alaisdair, Alisdair, Alison, Alisson, Allston, Alltair, Aloisio, Alsten, Alstin, Alston, Altair, Alter, Alysdair, Amishar, Anestis, Anisio, Aristeo, Aristide, Aristio, Aristo, Aristos, Austin and Avishar. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alistir.

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