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What does Alisdair mean?

Alisdair Pronunciation of Alisdair as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and Alisdair means "man's defender". Alisdair is an alternate spelling of Alistair (Greek): Scottish spelling of Alasdair.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, defender


RELATED FORMS VIA ALISTAIR Alastair, Alistaire, Alister



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How popular is Alisdair?

Alisdair is an uncommon first name for males. Alisdair is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Alisdair (NOT RANKED) are Alistair (#1004 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Alister (#1683). Other forms, like Alastair, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Alisdair was at its most widespread less than a decade ago (MEDIAN #1240) and is almost as conventional today (#1343, 10%). Alistair is the most chic birth name here. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Similar Names

Alisdair is alike in pronunciation to Alaisdair, Alasdair, Allysdair, Alysdair and Alysdare. Other recommended sound-alike names are Abishai, Adair, Alair, Alaistair, Alaister, Alasteir, Alaster, Alastor, Alcadio, Alcedio, Aleister, Alester, Alistar, Alistir, Allaistar, Allastir, Allistair, Allister, Allistir, Alltair, Allystair, Alsdon (see Alston), Alstin, Altair, Alystair, Alyster, Amishar, Avishai and Avishar. Like Alisdair, these names are not commonly used.

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