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


Allistair is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Allistair?

Allistair is an Anglicized form of the Scottish name Alasdair, which derived from the name Alexander, which is of Greek origin.

What does the name Allistair mean?

Allistair 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 Allistair

Variants of the name Allistair


Popularity of the name Allistair

The name Allistair is ranked #4781 overall.

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