Alastair Name Meaning & Origin

Alastair

Pronunciation: AL-ə-stayr (key)

Origin of the name Alistair:

A Gaelic form of Alexander (defender of mankind). Var: Alasdair, Alastor.

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MY DADDY'S NAME!!!!

This is my Dad's name and he loves the way it's spelt differently than usual.

Re: Alastair is my middle name and I have always loved how unique it is and the strength of the meaning

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Ali

Meanings and history of the name Alastair: | Edit

A variation of Alexander, meaning "Defender of Mankind". This is Scottish spelling of the name "Alistair".

Famous real-life people named Alastair: | Edit

Famous occultist Aleister Crowley.

Alastair in song, story & screen: | Edit

Alastair, white-eyed demon and chief torturer of Hell in CW's "Supernatural", played by Mark Rolston, Andrew Wheeler and Christopher Heyerdahl. Alistair, character in the video game "Dragon Age: Orgins". Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody in Harry Potter book series.

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