Alvar
Origin/Usage
Finnish, Germanic, Swedish
Pronunciation
AHL-vahr
Meaning
Elf warrior
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Alvar is a Swedish, Finnish and Estonian variant of Oliver. The name Oliver is derived from the Old Germanic name 'Alfihar', itself derived from the words 'alf', which means 'elf', and 'heri', which means 'a warrior'. The name Oliver therefore means 'elf warrior'.

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