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Beautiful and mythical.
Curious me  9/8/2018
LMS  5/16/2016
Kind of big and a mouthful, but it's still quite gorgeous and a girl called Alastriona would have plenty of nicknames to go by.
RoseTintsMyWorld  5/9/2016
Wow, what a gorgeous name!
silly_rabbit  3/16/2016
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
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
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.
― Anonymous User  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
There's also a Manx form of this name: Ailstreena.
― Anonymous User  9/12/2009
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
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
Beautiful name.
claraelizabethann  8/6/2006
Its pet form is Triona, pronounced TREE-na.
Jenna R  8/19/2005

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