Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From the Germanic elements alf "elf" and win "friend".

Related Names

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

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 73.

Entry updated November 20, 2020