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EtymologyEdit

From Scottish Gaelic Alasdair, from Norman 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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Alistair

  1. A male given name originating from Scottish Gaelic

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EtymologyEdit

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

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Alistair m

  1. A male given name originating from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Alexander

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