Alistair

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Scottish Gaelic Alasdair, from Norman French Alexandre or Latin Alexandrus, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος (Aléxandros), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, I defend) + ἀνδρ- (andr-), the stem of ἀνήρ (anḗr, man).

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Proper noun[edit]

Alistair

  1. A male given name, a variant of Alasdair, Scottish form of Alexander.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Alaxander, from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος (Aléxandros), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, I defend) + ἀνήρ (anḗr, man).

Proper noun[edit]

Alistair m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Alexander

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