Alvin
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Given Name 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: Adalwin, Alboin, Alfwin, Alwin (Ancient Germanic), Ælfwine, Æðelwine, Ealdwine, Æthelwine (Anglo-Saxon), Alwin (Dutch), Alwin (German), Aldus (Medieval English)
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United States  ranked #602 
Canada (BC)  - 
Sweden  ranked #45