Alastair is a common male first name.
Meaning and origin
Alastair has Greek origins, meaning "protector of men". Alastair is the anglicized form of the Scottish Alasdair, which is the Scottish (Gaelic) version of Alexander.
Variations of Alastair include :
Famous people with the first name Alastair
- Alistair Appleton, Television host
- Alistair Overeem, MMA Fighter
- Aleister Crowley, British occultist
- Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair's former director of communications
- Alastair Baxter, Australian rugby player
- Alastair Cook English cricketer
- Alistair Cooke (1908-2004), journalist and broadcaster
- Alistair Darling, British politician (Secretary of State for Trade and Industry from May 2006 to June 2007, Chancellor of the Exchequer from June 2007)
- Alastair Finlan, Professor of strategical studies and military culture at the University of Wales - Aberystwyth, member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies
- Alastair Foley, Actor, Played the bassist in the Academy Award Winning Motion Picture Once
- Alasdair Gillis (1971-), Canadian child actor
- Alastair Sim (1900 - 1976), comedy actor
- Alastair Windsor, 2nd Duke of Connaught (formerly Prince Alastair of Connaught; 1914–1943), a great-grandson of Queen Victoria
- Alistair Taylor, personal assistant to Beatles manager Brian Epstein.
- Alastair Reynolds, Welsh science fiction author
- Alasdair MacIntyre, Scottish moral philosopher
- Alistair MacLean, Scottish novelist
- Alastair Miles English bass
- Alister MacKenzie, British golf course designer