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Alastor Name Meaning, Origin, & Other Badass Monikers

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Information About Alastor & What Makes It Special?

What’s The Meaning Of Alastor?

  • Avenger
  • Avenger of evil deeds
  • “Defender of the people”
  • “He who does not forget”
  • Man’s defender
  • “One who suffers from divine vengeance”
  • “Persecutor”
  • “Protector of mankind”
  • “Tormenter”


Alastor’s ‘Secret’ Meaning

  • Because of its primary meanings, this boy name might also mean “warrior


Alastor Name Origin & History

Root & Etymology: Is Alastor A Scottish Name?


Common Usage, Categories, & Name Type


Story Behind The Name

  • Alastor comes from “Alasdair,” and both are variants of the boy nameAlexander” with Greek origin


What Is Alastor The God Of?

  • Used as an epithet of the Greek god Zeus (*epithet means “nickname” or “another title”), the god of thunder, lightning, winds, and rain 
  • In Greek mythology, Alastor is also considered a minor demon or the god and personification of family blood feuds (4)(6)


What Does The Name Alastor Mean In The Bible?

  • Alastor isn’t a biblical name; however, it’s believed to be a demon name in Christian demonology (as a “daimon” or “avenging deity”) (4)(6)


Phonetic Spelling & Pronunciation Of Alastor

  • “ah-las-tor


Spelling Facts

Number of Letters Or Characters

  • 7 letters


Number Of Syllables


Alastor In Script

  • Ἀλάστωρ (ancient Greek name) – “Avenger” in English translation
  • אלאסטור (Hebrew)


Alastor Boy Name Regional & Cultural Variations

  • Alasdair
  • Alastair
  • Alastor
  • Allister


What Does The Name Alistair Mean?

  • Scottish name that means “defender of the people”


Alastor Unisex & Baby Girl Name Variations


What Are Some Nicknames & Diminutives For Alastor?

  • Al
  • Alas
  • Story


Alternative Spellings In Other Languages

Alastor In Morse Code



Alastor In Braille



Alastor In Nautical Flags



Alastor In Sign Language



  • Alastor is a unique name
  • It hasn’t been in the top 1,000 popular names in the US based on SSA data (Social Security Administration) since 2020 (1)


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Alastor Popularity Trend Over The Years

Based on US data from Google Trends for the past five years, searches for Alastor haven’t reached 100 for any given day:

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These are the places in the US with the highest searches for Alastor in the past five years, based on data from Google Trends: (2)

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Alastor’s Popularity Across The World

These are the places with the highest number of Alastor searches in the past five years, still based on Google Trends data: (3)

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FAQs About Alastor Name Meaning

Is Alastor A Last Name?

Yes. has around 3,000 records of Alastor as a last name. (9)


What’s the Gender Of Alastor?


What Is The Personality Of The Name Alastor?

  • Someone who wants to live a good life (5)
  • Someone who wants to make a difference in the world (5)


Alastor’s Most Likely Best Friends

  • Abraxas
  • Alvin
  • Apollo
  • Hermes
  • Jimmy


Names That Alastor Might Not Get Along With

Some enemies of characters named Alastor in the “Iliad” epic and Greek mythology: (7)(8)

  • Achilles
  • Heracles
  • Odysseus


Other names that might not get along with Alastor:

  • Dale
  • Luke


What’s Alastor’s Most Likely Job?

  • Warrior
  • Soldier
  • Policeman


Other Fun Things To Know About Alastor

Alastor’s Lucky Days

These are believed to be Alastor’s lucky days: (5)

  • Tuesday
  • Thursday


Alastor’s Lucky Gems

Some precious stones for Alastor: (5)

  • Amethyst
  • Ruby
  • Sapphire
  • Turquoise


Alastor’s Lucky Plants

  • Clover
  • Lavender
  • Nuts
  • Oats


Alastor’s Lucky Colors & Their Meanings

These might be Alastor’s lucky colors: (5)

  • Green
  • Red
  • Yellow


Alastor’s Numerology (Lucky Number)

Alastor’s lucky number is 5 (5)

Other supportive numbers: (5)

  • 3
  • 7
  • 12
  • 21


Alastor’s Chakra Number

  • 5


Names You Can Pair With Alastor

Middle Names For Boys To Pair With Alastor

  • Felix (Latin boy name)
  • Julius (Roman boy name)
  • Sebastian (Latin and Greek boy name)


Suggested Twin Or Sibling Names

Alastor’s Sister Names


Alastor’s Brother & Twin Boy Names

  • Anteus
  • Ares
  • Arkhippos
  • Armani
  • Clarence
  • Erastus
  • Francis
  • Kleanthes
  • Leander
  • Roman
  • Saunder
  • Therron
  • William
  • Xander
  • Xerxes


Rhyming Or Similar Names 

  • Aleksandur
  • Gravador
  • Theodrekr (“thee-oh-dray-kr”)
  • Tivador


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Famous Alastor, Alistair, & Alastair Namesakes

  • Alastair Bray – Australian footballer
  • Alastair Sooke – English art critic and broadcaster
  • Alistair Abell – Canadian voice actor
  • Alistair Hinton – Scottish composer
  • Alistair Overeem – Dutch MMA fighter


  • Magical name after Alastor “Mad-Eye” Moody, a powerful auror (highly trained witches and wizards who work as law enforcement officials for the Ministry of Magic) in the “Harry Potter” series
  • The “Alastors” are elite enforcers in the role-playing game (RPG) “Vampire: The Masquerade
  • Also a prince name after Alastor (the son of King Neleus and Chloris), the prince of Pylos (a historical kingdom in Greece)
  • The Lycian warrior Alastor (from the ancient state of Lycia in Anatolia or Asia Minor) is another hero in Greek mythology who fought in the Trojan War (as mentioned in the “Iliad” epic) (7)(8)
  • Another Alastor (identified as a Pylian soldier or a warrior from Pylos) also fought in the Trojan War (as mentioned in the “Iliad” epic) (7)
  • Also a mystical name after one of the horses of Hades, the Greek god of the underworld
  • Fictional character Alastor in Adèle Geras’ “Troy” (a young adult novel based on Homer’s classic “Iliad” epic)


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