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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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Aleister

  1. A male given name, a rare variant of Alastair, from Scottish Gaelic Alasdair, cognate with English Alexander.

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