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Alvy (girl)

What does Alvy mean?

Alvy Pronunciation of Alvy [alvy] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Alvy) means "white". Alvy is a version of Ailbhe (Irish, Gaelic): from albho.

Associated with: white.


Alvy has 3 variants: Alva, Elva and Elvy.

3 more relations via Ailbhe: Ailbe, Alby and Elli.

Creative forms:
(female) Aalvy, Alvya, ..

(male) Alal, Alavi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alvy Leona (A.L.), ..

How popular is Alvy?

Alvy is an uncommon first name for females. Alvy is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Ailbhe, Alva, Elli and Elva are the prominent related forms of Alvy (unlisted) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Alvy were favored 115 years ago (adoption of 0.09%), but now, forms like Alva have become less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alva, Elli, Elva in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alvy is alike in pronunciation to Alvah, Alvie, Elvah, Elvi, Elvia, Elvie, Olva and Ulva. Other suggested similar names are Abby, Addy, Adey, Adley, Ady, Aggy, Agy, Ailey, Aimy, Al, Ala, Alah, Alaya, Alba, Alda, Alea, Alex, Aley, Alfa, Alfi, Alfy (see Alfreda), Ali, Alia, Alie, Alis, Alix, Aliya, Aliye, Aliz, Alla, Alle, Alley, Allfy, Alli, Ally, Allyn, Allys, Alma, Aloe, Alta, Alvar, Alvit, Alya, Alys, Alyx, Amey, Amy, Andy, Angy, Anny, Arley, Arly, Ava, Ave, Ayva, Davy, Evvy, Evy, Ivy, Livy, Rivy, Silvy and Tavy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alvy.

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