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

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Alvin is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Alvin?

Alvin is a medieval name and is a common name in e.g. English, Swedish, German, Dutch or Hungarian. Alvin derived from the Old English names Æðelwine, Ælfwine and Ealdwine. The German variant of the name is Alwin. In Scandinavia, Alvin derived from the Old Norse name Alfwin.

What does the name Alvin mean?

Alvin means “noble friend” and “friend of the elves” (from Old English “æðel”, Old High German “adal”, Old Norse “aðal” = noble or Old English “ælf”, Germanic “albi”, Old Norse “alfr” = elf + Old English “wine”, Old High German “wini”, Old Norse “vinr” = friend).

Pronunciation of Alvin

Variants of the name Alvin

Alwin

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Popularity of the name Alvin

The name Alvin is ranked #3633 overall.

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