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Alvah (girl)

What does Alvah mean?

Alvah Pronunciation of Alvah [al-vah] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Alvah). The meaning of the name Alvah is "white". Alvah is a version of Alva (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: white.


3 relations via Alva: Alba, Allie and Alvit.

Creative forms:
(female) Alvahi, Arvah, ..

(male) Alar, Alas, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alvah Siya (A.S.), ..

How popular is Alvah?

Alvah is an uncommon first name for women. Alvah is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Allie (#255 the previous year), Alba (#1452) and Alva are the prominent related forms of Alvah (not ranked). These forms of Alvah were at the height of their popularity in 2010 (median #1323) and are almost as popular today (#1235, 25% less usage), but with the form Alva going out of style. Allie is the most contemporarily stylish birth name among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alba, Allie, Alva in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alva outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alvah is pronounced similarly to Alvie, Alvy, Elva, Elvah, Elvi, Elvia, Elvie, Elvy, Olva and Ulva. Other suggested similar names are Abiah, Abrah, Adah, Adiah, Adivah, Adrah, Agnah, Aidah, Ainah, Ala, Alah, Alanah, Alayah, Alda, Alea, Aleah, Alenah, Alfa, Alia, Aliah, Alicah, Alidah, Alikah, Alisah, Aliyah, Alizah, Alla, Alliah, Alma, Almah, Alta, Alvar, Alvara, Alya, Alydah, Alynah, Amiah, Annah, Aravah, Ardah, Ariah, Ashah, Asiah, Asyah, Ava, Avah, Aviah, Avivah, Ayva, Elah, Evah, Kivah, Rivah, Tovah and Zivah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alvah.

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