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Gender: Male Origin of Alastair: English spelling of the Scottish Alasdair, the Gaelic form of of Alexander Meaning of Alasdair: Scottish variation of Alexander, "defending men"

The name Alastair is a boy's name of Scottish origin. Alastair and is often added to lists like British Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose... Name Game- BOYS".

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To Americans, a quintessential British name, introduced to the U.S. public by suave journalist/PBS Masterpiece Theater host Alastair Cook. Sometimes used in the U.S. by parents with Scottish heritage.

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Famous People Named Alastair

Alastair George Bell Sim, Scottish actor
Alastair James Stewart, English TV journalist
Alastair Moock, American singer
Alastair John Campbell, British political spokesman
Alastair Preston Reynolds, English novelist
Alastair Arthur Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn; great-grandson of Queen Victoria
Alastair Clarkson, Australian AFL player
Alastair Nathan Cook, English cricketer
Alastair Mackenzie, Scottish actor
Alastair Neil Duncan, Scottish actor
Alastair Baxter, Australian rugby union player
Alastair William Gillespie, Canadian politician
Alastair Ian "Al" Stewart, Scottish singer-songwriter
Alastair Seeley, Northern Irish motorcycle racer
Alastair Aiken aka Ali-A, British YouTuber
Alastair Adam Lloyd Webber (b. 1992), son of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Alastair Wallace Stewart (b. 2006), son of singer Rod Stewart

Pop Culture References for the name Alastair

Alastair, demon on TV's "Supernatural"

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