Comments for the name Alastríona

Filter:

Comments for ALASTRÍONA:

Its pet form is Triona, pronounced TREE-na.
-- Jenna R  8/19/2005
Beautiful name.
-- claraelizabethann  8/6/2006
Alastríona is such a beautiful name. I was suprised to find it was related to Alastor (Harry Potter reference, sweet), even though it had Alas as a prefix. I'm just a little ignorant when I look at stuff like that.
-- themoongirl  4/3/2008
I don't know that this qualifies as "origin", but I've heard the name Alastrina, and as that is a Scottish name as well meaning "defender of humankind," and Alastríona traces back to Alexander, which has the same meaning, it's not hard for me, at least, to imagine that Alastrina is some sort of variation on Alastríona.
-- Anonymous User  1/4/2009
There's also a Manx form of this name: Ailstreena.
-- Ailis  9/12/2009
This name isn't actually correct by Irish spelling rules. You can't have an "i" and an "a" flanking the same letter or group of letters. We have this spelling rule - Caol le caol agus leathan le leathan (Slender with slender and broad with broad). I is a slender (caol) vowel and A is a broad (leathan). They can never, ever flank the same letter. Which leads me to believe that Alastríona, either isn't Irish, or this is the wrong spelling.
-- Ailis  12/18/2009
Ailis, I have 2 questions.
1) What part of the spelling violates the rule?
2) According to that rule, why is 'Brianna' spelled that way?
-- nina77  11/26/2011
This is such an unusual and mystifying name, in my opinion, although I think it sounds better pronounced "al-as-tree-oh-na", rather than "al-as-tree-na". The latter is alright as well, I suppose. :)
-- walesgal92  7/24/2010
Alastriona is honestly one of the most gorgeous names, I think! The nickname Triona is cute; but I still love Alastriona just as it is. But I can certainly see how it'd need a nickname. It just makes me enamored all over again. (:
-- Lunar_Wolf  8/10/2010

Add a Comment

Key: Meaning/History Usage Pronunciation Famous Bearer Personal Impression Other

Comments are left by users of this website. They are not checked for accuracy.