Origin:Scottish
Popularity:3749
Meaning:man's defender
If you are in need of a little hero in your life, the Scottish name Alister which means “man’s defender,” could be a lovely choice for baby. This name is a variation of Alexander, and it gets its roots from the well-known Alexander the Great. Through his perseverance and military prowess, Alexander the Great ruled most of the ancient world, enabling the spread of Western philosophy, science, and mathematics. Whether baby becomes a great leader or simply knows to fight for their beliefs, the charming name Alister will not lead you astray.

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