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Gender: Male Meaning of Alasdair: "defending men" Origin of Alasdair: Scottish variation of Alexander

The name Alasdair is a boy's name of Scottish, Scottish Gaelic origin meaning "defending men". Alasdair and is often added to lists like Scottish Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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In this country, more recognizable with the Alistair spelling.

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Famous People Named Alasdair

Alasdair Óg Mac Domhnaill, Lord of Islay and chief of Clann Domhnaill
Alasdair Roberts, Scottish folk musician
Alasdair Chalmers MacIntyre, Scottish philosopher
Alasdair Gray, Scottish novelist
Alasdair Mac Colla, soldier in Scottish folklore
Alasdair David Gordon Milne, Scottish former Director-General of the BBC
Alasdair Strokosch, Scottish rugby union player
Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair, Scottish poet
Alasdair Gillis, Canadian actor (You Can't Do That on Television")

Pop Culture References for the name Alasdair

Alisdair, Alasdaire, Alasdare