Alvin

♂ Name Alvin – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Alvin

Alvin is a ♂ male name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Alvin

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

Alternate spelling of Alvin

Alwin

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Name Statistic: Alvin is ranked #3793 overall ↑ 41

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2429 ↓↓ -103
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 3150 ↓↓ -279
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 3706 ↑↑ 240
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4635 ↓↓ -229
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 2567 ↓ -14
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 2460 ↑ 94
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 484 ↑ 78
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 3296 ↓↓ -201
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 286 ↑↑ 190
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3822 ↑↑ 299
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3187 ↓ -40
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 3824 ↓↓ -426
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 9178 ↑↑ 188
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3106 ↓ -84
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 861 ↑ 47
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 8113 ↓↓ -699
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 4869 ↑↑ 885
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 403 ↓ -55
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 5445 ↓↓ -110

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