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


Alister is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Alister?

Alister is a Scottish variant of the names Alastair or Alistair. They are itself Anglicized forms of the name Alasdair, a Scottish-Gaelic variant of the name Alexander, which is of Greek origin.

What does the name Alister mean?

Alister 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 Alister

Variants of the name Alister


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Popularity of the name Alister

The name Alister is ranked #5282 overall.

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