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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.
VariantsAlfwin, Alwin
Other Languages & CulturesAlfvin(Ancient Scandinavian) Ælfwine(Anglo-Saxon) Alwin(Dutch) Alvin, Elvin(English) Alwin(German) Alvin(Swedish)
User SubmissionAlboïn

Sources & References

  • Ernst Förstemann, Altdeutsches namenbuch (1900), page 181
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