Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Germanic name composed of the elements alf "elf" and hari "army, warrior" (making it a cognate of Alvar).

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAlvar(Estonian) Elvar(Icelandic) Alfarr(Old Norse) Alvar(Swedish)

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 69.

Entry updated November 20, 2020