Name Alastair Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Alastair


Alastair is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Alastair?

Alastair is an Anglizised form of the name Alasdair, a Scottish-Gaelic variant of the name Alexander, which is of Greek origin.

What does the name Alastair mean?

Alastair means “defending men”, “defender of men”, “defender of the people” or “protector of men” (from ancient Greek “aléxein/ἀλέξειν” = to defend/protect + “anēr/ἀνήρ” = man).

Pronunciation of Alastair

Variants of the name Alastair


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Popularity of the name Alastair

The name Alastair is ranked #4503 overall.

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