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Gender Male
Language(s) Scottish Gaelic, Greek
Meaning Gaelic form of Alexander - meaning "defender of man"
Other names
See also Alexander, Alistair, Alastair, Alaster

Alasdair is a Scottish Gaelic given name. The name is a Gaelic form of Alexander which has long been a popular name in Scotland. The personal name Alasdair is often Anglicised as Alistair, Alastair, and Alaster.[1]

People named Alasdair[edit]

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  1. ^ A Dictionary of First Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-280050-7