Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Form of Alfwin. This was the name of a 6th-century king of the Lombards who began the Lombard conquest of Italy.

Related Names

VariantsAlfwin, Alwin
Other Languages & CulturesÆlfwine(Anglo-Saxon) Alwin(Dutch) Alvin, Elvin(English) Alwin(German) Alfvin(Old Norse) Alvin(Swedish)
User SubmissionsAlboín, Alboïn


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 181.

Entry updated February 4, 2020