Alister

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Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish Alaxander, from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ‎(Aléksandros), from ἀλέξω ‎(aléksō, I defend) + ἀνδρός ‎(andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ ‎(anḗr, man).

Proper noun[edit]

Alister m

  1. a male given name, a Manx equivalent to Alexander.

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