Name Alister

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Alister

Alister is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Alister

Alister means “defending men” (from ancient Greek “aléxein/ἀλέξειν” = to defend/help + “anēr/ἀνήρ” = man).

Pronunciation of Alister

Variants of the name Alister

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Alister in the categories

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Name Statistic: Alister is ranked #5269 overall ↑↑ 125

  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 2359 ↑↑ 2060
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2675 ↓↓ -287
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2765 ↓ -80
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 2883 ↓↓ -193
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 2897 ↓ -38
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 3410 ↓↓ -133
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 3692 ↓↓ -748
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3997 ↑↑ 297
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 4121 ↑ 12
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 4467 ↓↓ -258
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 4665 ↓↓ -260
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 4887 ↑↑ 2372
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 5241 ↓↓ -244
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 6329 ↑↑ 609
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 6722 ↑↑ 639
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 7199 ↓ -15
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 7392 ↓↓ -207
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 10064 ↑ 30
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 12918 ↓↓ -390

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Name Alister

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