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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.

Related Names

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

Sources & References

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