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What does Allystair mean?

Allystair Pronunciation of Allystair [allystair] as a name for boys. The name Allystair means "man's defender". Allystair is a version of Alastair (Scottish, Greek): Scottish variation of Alistair.

Associated with: defender.


Allystair has 19 variants: Alaistair, Alaister, Alasteir, Alaster, Alastor, Aleister, Alester, Alistair, Alistar, Alister, Allaistar, Allaster, Allastir, Allistair, Allister, Allistir, Allyster, Alystair and Alyster.

4 more alternative forms via Alastair: Alaisdair, Alasdair, Allysdair and Alysdair.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Allystair Glen (A.G.), ..

How popular is Allystair?

Allystair is an uncommon given name for men. Allystair is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Alistair (#1031 a year ago) and Alister (#1815) are the prominent varying forms of Allystair (not ranked). Other variants, like Alysdair, are seldom used. These relations of Allystair were at the height of their popularity in 2015 (usage of 0.01%). Alistair is the clear favorite. (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

Allystair is alike in pronunciation to Alistaire and Alistir. Other recommended names are Alair, Alisdair, Allain, Allgar (see Alger), Allston, Allstonn, Alltair, Allvar, Allyson, Alstin, Altaer, Altair, Altayr, Alysdare, Artair and Ellair. Like Allystair, these names are not frequently used.

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