Alastair - Meaning of Alastair

What does Alastair mean?

[ 3 syll. a-las-tai(r), al-asta-ir ] The baby boy name Alastair is pronounced as AEL-aeS-Teh-R †. Alastair is used mostly in the Scottish and English languages, and it is of Old Greek origin.

Alastair is a derivative (Scottish) of the Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Slavic name Alexander.

Alastair is also a variant spelling of the English and Scottish name Alistair.

See also the related categories, english and greek.

Alastair is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Alastair, Alexander was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Alastair include Alasdair, Alastar, Alaster, Alisdair, Alistair, Alistaire, Alistar, Alister, Allistair, Allistar, Allister, Alystair, Alexandor, and Alstair.

† Pronunciation for Alastair: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"

Details of famous persons named Alastair:
Actor Alastair Sim, born 9 October 1900 - 19 August 1976, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Journalist Alastair Burnet, born 17 March 1928, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.

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