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What does Aluin mean?

Aluin Pronunciation of Aluin [aluin] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Aluin is "elf or magical being, friend". Aluin is a version of Alvin (Old English).

Associated with: old english, elf, magical, friend.


Aluin has 9 variants: Ailwyn, Aloin, Alwin, Alwyn, Alwynn, Aylwin, Elwin, Elwyn and Elwynn.

9 more related forms via Alvin: Al, Aluino, Alva, Alvan, Alven, Alvie, Alvy, Alvyn and Elvin.

Creative forms:
(male) Aluana, Aluim, ..

(female) Aluia, Alune, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aluin Phoenix (A.P.), ..

How popular is Aluin?

Aluin is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Aluin is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Aluin (not ranked) are Alvin (#602 from current records), Elvin (#1364), Alwin, Elwin, Elwyn, Alvy, Al, Alvan, Alven, Alvie and Alva. These relations of Aluin were favored as birth names during 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.3%) and are now much less common, with versions such as Alvin falling out of fashion. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Alva, Alvan, Alven, Alvie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alvin, Alvy, Alwin, Elvin, Elwin, Elwyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alvin, Elvin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aluin is alike in pronunciation to Ailean, Ailin, Alain, Alan, Alann, Alen, Alin, Allain, Allan, Alleyn, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Alon, Alun, Alwine, Alyn, Elan, Elian, Elon, Ilan, Ilon, Olen, Olin and Olyn. Other suggested similar names are Aarin, Adin, Adlin, Aikin, Alair, Albain, Alban, Alben, Albin, Albis, Albyn, Aldan, Alden, Aldin, Aldis, Aldon, Aldwin, Alfie, Alfio, Algie, Algis, Ali, Alia, Alic, Alik, Allie, Alois, Alpin, Alstin, Alten, Alton, Alucio, Aluph, Aluxio, Alvis, Alwis, Amein, Antin, Aquil, Ardin, Arin, Arlin, Armin, Arrin, Aubin, Blain, Bruin, Eljin, Flin and Quin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aluin.

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