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ALISTAIR is a masculine given name. It is an Anglicised form of the Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic
Alasdair . The latter is most likely a Scottish Gaelic corruption of the Norman French Alexandre or Latin Alexandrus, which was incorporated into English as Alexander
Alexander
. Ultimately the name derives from the Greek Alexandros . Another, not nearly so common, Anglicisation of Alasdair is Allaster.

CONTENTS

* 1 People

* 1.1 Alastair * 1.2 Alistair * 1.3 Alister * 1.4 Aleister

* 2 Pseudonym * 3 In fiction * 4 See also * 5 Citations * 6 References

PEOPLE

ALASTAIR

* Alastair, 2nd Duke of Connaught and Strathearn (1914–1943), a great-grandson of Queen Victoria * Alastair Bray , Australian footballer * Alastair Campbell
Alastair Campbell
, Tony Blair
Tony Blair
's former director of communications * Alastair Clarkson , head coach of Hawthorn Football Club
Hawthorn Football Club
* Alastair Cook
Alastair Cook
, English cricketer * Alastair Fothergill , British film producer, best known for BBC nature documentaries * Alastair Gillespie , former Canadian politician who held several cabinet positions in the 1970s * Alastair Mackenzie , Scottish actor most famous for playing Archie MacDonald in Monarch of the Glen * Alastair Reynolds , Welsh science fiction author * Alastair Robinson , Anglo-American field botanist * Alastair Sim (1900–1976), comedy actor * Al Stewart , Scottish-Born Singer-Songwriter * Alastair Stewart
Alastair Stewart
, ITV News presenter

ALISTAIR

* Alistair Abell , Canadian voice actor * Alistair Appleton , television presenter * Alistair Begg , American pastor, author, and speaker * Alistair Brownlee
Alistair Brownlee
, British triathlete and Olympic gold medalist * Alistair Campbell , Zimbabwean cricketer * Alistair Carmichael
Alistair Carmichael
, British politician * Alistair Cooke (1908–2004), journalist and broadcaster * Alistair Darling
Alistair Darling
, British politician * Alistair Hargreaves
Alistair Hargreaves
, South African rugby player * Alistair MacLean
Alistair MacLean
(1922–1987), Scottish novelist * Alistair McGowan , English impressionist and comedian * Alistair McGregor , Scottish field hockey goalkeeper * Alistair Overeem , MMA fighter * Alistair Sinclair , computer scientist * Alistair Taylor
Alistair Taylor
(1935–2004), personal assistant to the Beatles ' manager, Brian Epstein * Ally MacLeod (1931–2004) Scottish footballer and national team manager * Ally McCoist , Scottish footballer

ALISTER

* Alister MacKenzie (1870–1934), British golf course designer

ALEISTER

* Aleister Crowley
Aleister Crowley
(1875–1947), British occultist

PSEUDONYM

* Alastair , pseudonym of Baron Hans Henning Voigt, a German artist

IN FICTION

* Alastair , a demon on the television series Supernatural * Alistair , a main character from the video game Dragon Age: Origins * Alistair Leslie Graham, better known as Ali G
Ali G
, one of three fictional characters created and acted by Sacha Baron Cohen * Brigadier Sir Alistair Gordon Lethbridge-Stewart , Brigadier of UNIT on British science fiction show Doctor Who * Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody , a character in the Harry Potter
Harry Potter
series by J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling
* Alistair Smythe , a Spider-Man villain * Alistair Crane , a villainous patriarch and businessman on TV's Passions * Alistair Oh , the Uncle from the 39 Clues series

SEE ALSO

* Alastar * Alastor * Alisdair * Alister * Allaster * Allister

* Macalester
Macalester
* Macalister * Mc Alister * McAllester * Mc Allister

CITATIONS

* ^ Hanks; Hardcastle; Hodges (2006) p. 399.

REFERENCES

* Hanks, P ; Hardcastle, K; Hodges, F (2006) . A Dictionary of First Names. Oxford Paperback Reference (2nd ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press . ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1 .

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