Given Name ALBOIN

GENDER: Masculine

Meaning & History

Form of ALFWIN. This was the name of a 6th-century king of the Lombards who began the Lombard conquest of Italy.
VARIANTS: Alfwin, Alwin
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ælfwine (Anglo-Saxon), Alwin (Dutch), Alvin, Elvin (English), Alwin (German)
USER SUBMISSION: Alboïn

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 181