Given Name ALPIN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Scottish

Meaning & History

Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Ailpein, possibly derived from a Pictish word meaning "white". This was the name of two kings of Dál Riata and two kings of the Picts in the 8th and 9th centuries.


anglicizations, colors, kings, uncertain etymology, white
VARIANT: Ailpein
Entry updated July 28, 2009