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Alvin Meaning


What does Alvin mean?

The name Alvin is of English origin.

The meaning of Alvin is "elf friend".

Alvin is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Al-vin.

The Given Name Alvin

Alvin is a form of Aelfwine. See Aelfwine for further details.

Alvin is a name with class.

A wonderfully classic name.

A simple name that will appeal to parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Alvin E. Roth.

Alvin Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 654 in baby name popularity for boys with 388 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 604 in baby name popularity for boys with 434 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Alvin has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Alvin Name Popularity Page.

Alvin Related Names

Alvin is a form of Aelfwine.

Variants of the name Alvin include Alven, Alvyn, Alwin, Alwyn, Elvin.

The names Alvena, Alvy are all forms of Alvin.

Alvin has the diminutive (nickname) Alvie.

Famous Alvins

  • Alvin E. Roth ~ Nobel Prize for Economics 2012

Alvin Numerology

What will your new littleAlvin be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Alvin are often ordinary and harsh but most of all they are read more >>

Alvin Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Alvin in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Alvin.

Just for fun, see the name Alvin in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Alvin in Nautical Flags page.