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It's a very interesting and rare name. I love obscure names like this.
childdoll  9/12/2006
The name's Americanized pronunciation is often "Al-veye-na" with a long "i".
neverdoubt  2/24/2007
I like the name, it's very elegant.
RayleighOriana  10/21/2007
This is my grandmother's name, and she/we have always pronounced it Al-vye-na, with a long I. I love it, so cute and quaint!
Chanel  4/24/2008
I find it hideous. It sounds very old-fashioned, and like the name of some old and unattractive character in a fantasy movie.
slight night shiver  5/15/2008
This is my middle name. My mother named me after a favorite uncle whose middle name was Alvin. She pronounced it Al-vye-na, which I greatly prefer over Al-vee-na. I do get people calling me Elvira instead, and singing the Oak Ridge Boys popular 1980's song to me, not fun.
Ada Isabel  9/22/2009
I know someone who has Alvina as a middle name, it is pronounced Al-vi-na, with a long i.
I prefer this to Al-vee-na.
― Anonymous User  10/29/2011
I prefer the pronunciation al-VEE-na, personally.
― Anonymous User  8/17/2013
The American author, playwright, and screenwriter Viña Delmar was born Alvina Croter.
― Anonymous User  8/17/2013
This is a beautiful, unique name. It's one of those girl names that ages well. I certainly wouldn't mind if this was my name. :) Interestingly, I've heard this name also has Arabic origins (written as الوينا), though not I'm entirely sure if this is true and if so, what exactly is the Arabic meaning.
― Anonymous User  7/21/2014
The name Alvina was given to 26 girls born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/17/2016

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