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What does Alpin mean?

Alpin Pronunciation of Alpin [alpin] as a boys' name is of Scottish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Alpin is "fair". From Albinus (Latin) "white" via Ailpein.

Associated with: scottish, gaelic.


Alpin has 4 variants: Alpine, Macalpin, Mcalpin and Mcalpine.

Affiliated boy name: Albin.

Creative forms:
(male) Arpin, Aspin, ..

(female) Alai, Alsi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alpin Monte (A.M.), ..

How popular is Alpin?

Alpin is an uncommon given name for men but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#124109 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Albin is the only popular alternative form of Alpin (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. This form of Alpin was at the top of its popularity in the 1890s (#479), but now, Albin has become less trendy. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Albin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aarin, Adlin, Adrin, Aikin, Ailin, Alain, Alair, Alan, Alann, Albain, Alban, Alben, Albie, Albion, Albyn, Aldan, Alden, Aldin, Aldis, Aldon, Aldrin, Alfie, Algis, Ali, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Allain, Allen, Allie, Allin, Allyn, Aloin, Alois, Alon, Alpha, Alric, Alstin, Alten, Alton, Aluin, Aluino, Alun, Alvan, Alven, Alvie, Alvin, Alvis, Alvyn, Alwin, Alwine, Alwis, Alyn, Amein, Amin, Antin, Ardin, Arlin, Armin, Arrin, Arvin, Arwin, Aspen, Aubin, Aydin, Aylwin, Blain, Eldin, Elgin, Eljin, Elvin, Glin and Klein. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alpin.

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