What does Alysdair mean?
Associated with: defender.
(male) Alekdair, Alysar, ..
(female) Alysda, Alysdairi, .. Middle name pairings:
Alysdair Hank (A.H.), ..
How popular is Alysdair?
Alysdair is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Alysdair is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Alistair (#1031 the previous year) is the only popular related form of Alysdair (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Alasdair, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Alysdair is more pronounced among parents presently (#1031). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Alysdair is pronounced similarly to Alisdair. Other recommended names are Abishai, Adair, Adaire, Adar, Alain, Alair, Alaire, Alamar, Alaster, Alastor, Albain, Alcadio, Alcedio, Aldan, Aldin, Aldis, Aldric, Aldrin, Aldwin, Alester, Algar, Alistaire, Alister, Alistir, Allain, Allastir, Allgar (see Alger), Allistir, Alltair, Allvar, Allyster, Alomar, Alsdon (see Alston), Alstin, Altaer, Altair, Altayr, Alvar, Alyksandr, Amishar, Artair, Avishai, Avishar, Aydan, Aydin▲, Aylmar, Blair▼, Clair▼, Ellair and Vladamir. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alysdair.See names in meaning and etymology.