Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. AL-veen(German)
AHL-win(Dutch)
AHL-vin(Dutch)
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Meaning & History

From either of the two Germanic names Alfwin or Adalwin.

Related Names

VariantsAdalwin, Alboin, Alfwin(Ancient Germanic)
Feminine FormAlwine(German)
Other Languages & CulturesÆlfwine, Æðelwine, Æthelwine(Anglo-Saxon) Alvin, Elvin(English) Alfvin(Old Norse) Alvin(Swedish)

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Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 182.

Entry updated April 5, 2022