Alistair is the Anglicized version of Alasdair, which was first used in the Scottish and Gaelic langages. As a Scottish version of the name Alexander, Alistair is generally understood to mean "man's defender." The name is more commonly used throughout England and Scotland.
Similar Names: Alisdair, Alister
Famous Alistair Names: Alistair Cooke (journalist), Alistair MacLean (Scottish novelist)