Alvin
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
AL-vin
Meaning
Elf's friend
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Alvin comes from the Old English word 'Elfwine', which is a combination of two words, 'elf' which means 'elf', and 'wine' which means 'friend'. In Latin, the name Alvin has a totally different meaning, that being fair skinned.

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Alvin Lucier - composer
Alvin Morman - baseball player
Alvin Toffler - author
Alvin Banks - football player
Alvin Sims - basketball player

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