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Meaning & History

Form of ALFWIN. This was the name of a 6th-century king of the Lombards who began the Lombard conquest of Italy.
VariantsAlfwin, Alwin
Other Languages & CulturesÆlfwine Anglo-Saxon Alwin Dutch Alvin, Elvin English Alwin German
User SubmissionAlboïn

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 181
Entry added July 28, 2009   Contribute