ALVIN
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: AL-vin   [key]
Meaning & History
From a medieval form of any of the Old English names ÆLFWINE, ÆÐELWINE or EALDWINE. It was revived in the 19th century, in part from a surname which was derived from the Old English names.
Related Names
VARIANT: Elvin
DIMINUTIVE: Aldous
FEMININE FORMS: Alvena, Alvina, Elvina
OTHER LANGUAGES: Ælfwine, Æthelwine, Æðelwine, Ealdwine (Anglo-Saxon), Aldus (Medieval English)
Popularity
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