Name Alva Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Alva


Alva is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Alva thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Alva?

Alva is a Scandinavian girl’s name and is considered a feminine form of the boy’s name Alvar. Besides, Alva is a Hebrew boy’s name.

What does the name Alva mean?

The unisex name Alva means “elf” and “army” for girls (from Old Norse “alfr”) and “His Highness” or “exalted one” and “sublime” for boys (from Hebrew “alá/עָלָה” = to ascend/to rise)

Pronunciation of Alva

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Popularity of the name Alva

The name Alva is ranked #1175 overall.

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