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Opinions on the name Alistair please

(14 Posts)
Smarties789 Sat 20-Oct-12 21:19:24

Ham69 Sat 20-Oct-12 21:31:50

Love love love it!

amck5700 Sat 20-Oct-12 21:33:09

I like it - it's my son's middle name smile - can never remember which particular way it's spelt though blush Think ours is Alastair and OHs brother is Alister.

rachel234 Sat 20-Oct-12 21:33:29

Lovely name.

BlueChampagne Sat 20-Oct-12 23:45:11

Splendid name - would have been high up our list had we not one on each side of the family already. Prefer Alasdair for what it's worth.

amck5700 Sat 20-Oct-12 23:50:00

BlueChampagne according to my OH you can't have it with a "d" as that is "wet/gay/pansy" hmm

AlwaysHoldingOnToStarbug Sat 20-Oct-12 23:51:23

I really like it.

timetosmile Sat 20-Oct-12 23:52:48

I only know nice Alistairs!

PoppadomPreach Sat 20-Oct-12 23:54:29

I prefer Alasdair too. But generally a good name.

echidnakid Sun 21-Oct-12 00:09:37

I like it! I prefer the Alistair spelling/pronunciation.

baskingseals Sun 21-Oct-12 09:56:05

great name. underused as well.

kurlyvoice Sun 21-Oct-12 21:38:09

My DS is Alastair and I'm always complimented on his name. I only know one other child with the same name, but your Alistair spelling, so it's not overused. I still adore his name and it's making a possible DS2 name choice very difficult! Luckily I've got until the end of February...

Whyriskit Sun 21-Oct-12 21:44:42

I have an Alasdair so obviously I love it. We're scottish and it's the traditional spelling here.

5madthings Sun 21-Oct-12 22:03:39

my dp is Alastair and even now in his 30's people are ALWAYS spelling his name wrong! a lot of poeple call him ali, i never have done but i know as a child that is what all his school friends called him, so make sure you like the shortening as it may well get shortened even if you dont do so yourself.

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