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What does Allaster mean?

Allaster Pronunciation of Allaster [al-laster] as a boys' name is of Scottish and Greek origin, and the meaning of Allaster is "man's defender". Variant spelling of Alistair. Borne by a minstrel in Sir Walter Scott's "Rob Roy" (1818), which made it popular in the 19th century.

Related boy name: Alastair.

Associated with: scottish, greek, defender, popular (famous), 19th century.


5 different relations via Alistair: Alastair, Alastor, Aleister, Alister and Allister.

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Middle name pairings:
Allaster Sage (A.S.), ..

How popular is Allaster?

Allaster is an uncommon given name for men and an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. Alistair (#1031 from recent data) and Alister (#1815) are the popular related forms of Allaster (not ranked). Other forms, like Aleister, are uncommon. These forms of Allaster were popular as birth names presently (average #1423). Alistair is the most contemporarily stylish birth name among these. (Top Baby 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

Allaster is alike in pronunciation to Alaister, Alasteir, Alaster, Alester, Alistar, Alistir, Allaistar, Allastir, Allistair, Allistir, Allystair, Allyster and Alyster. Other recommended names are Ailmer (see Aylmer), Alaistair, Alasdair, Alcander, Alhart, Alisander, Alkander, Allan, Allarick, Allart, Allayne, Allcot (see Alcott), Allcott, Allex, Alleyne, Allger, Allison, Allisoun, Allmer, Allston, Allstonn, Allton, Allysdair (see Alastair), Allyson, Alsten, Alstin, Alston, Altaer, Altayr, Alter, Alystair, Anasto, Aristeo, Armante (see Arman), Atlas, Atwater, Aylmer, Braser, Buster, Casper, Caster, Chester, Christer, Collayer, Fraser, Frasier, Hollister, Kasper, Kester, Lancaster, Lester, Mcalister, Mcallister, Minster, Naseer, Nester, Slater, Sylvester, Thaxter, Webbster, Webster and Yasser. These names tend to be more commonly used than Allaster.

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