"defender of men"

Alastair Origin and Meaning

The name Alastair is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "defender of men".
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 SimScottish actor
  • Alastair James StewartEnglish TV journalist
  • Alastair MoockAmerican singer
  • Alastair John CampbellBritish political spokesman
  • Alastair Preston ReynoldsEnglish novelist
  • Alastair Arthur Windsor2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn; great,grandson of Queen Victoria
  • Alastair ClarksonAustralian AFL player
  • Alastair Nathan CookEnglish cricketer
  • Alastair MackenzieScottish actor
  • Alastair Neil DuncanScottish actor
  • Alastair BaxterAustralian rugby union player
  • Alastair William GillespieCanadian politician
  • Alastair Ian "Al" StewartScottish singer,songwriter
  • Alastair SeeleyNorthern Irish motorcycle racer
  • Alastair Aiken aka AliA, British YouTuber
  • Alastair Adam Lloyd Webber (b. 1992)son of composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Alastair Wallace Stewart (b. 2006)son of singer Rod Stewart

Alastair in Pop Culture

  • Alastairdemon on TV's "Supernatural"
  • Alastair Carstairscharacter in Cassandra Clare's upcoming trilogy "The Last Hours"