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Alvan /al-van/ as a name for boys. Alvan's name origins are Latin and Old English, and the meaning of the name Alvan is "from Alba; elf or magical being, friend". Alvan is a version, with the suffix -van, of Alban (Latin): from the Latin name Albanus. Alvan is also a variation of Alvin (Old English).


Alvan has 3 variants: Alven, Alvyn and Elvin.

Alvan has 26 more related forms via Alban, Alvin: Ailwyn, Al, Albain, Albano, Albany, Albie, Albin, Albion, Albis, Alby, Albys, Aloin, Aluin, Aluino, Alva, Alvie, Alvy, Alwin, Alwyn, Alwynn, Auban, Auben, Aubin, Aylwin, Elwin and Elwyn.

Kreatif forms: Akvan, Alvanau, Auvan. [more]

pinHow popular is Alvan?

Alvan is a rare first name for men. Alvan is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Al, Albin, Alva, Alvie, Alvin (#595 from recent data), Elvin, Elwin and Elwyn are the popular related forms of Alvan (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000. Adoption of these forms of Alvan was well-received during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.52%) and is now much lower (usage 0.05%, 90.2%), with forms like Elwin becoming less fashionable. Below is a charted comparison of the statistics of Alvan and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Al, Albin, Alva, Alvie, Alvin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elvin, Elwin, Elwyn in U.S.

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

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Alvan is pronounced similarly to Elven and Elvyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Abran, Adnan, Aedan, Ahran, Ahsan, Aidan, Ailean, Aitan, Alain, Alan, Aland, Alann, Alano, Alben, Albyn, Aldan, Alden, Aldin, Aldon, Alen, Alexan, Alga, Algar, Alia, Alin, Allain, Allan, Allen, Allin, Allvar, Alon, Alpin, Alta, Alten, Alton, Alun, Alvah, Alvar, Alvern, Alvis, Alvys, Alyn, Aman, Annan, Arlan, Arnan, Arvad, Arvin, Arvon, Arvyn, Aslan, Athan, Ava, Avon, Aydan, Ayman, Elan, Elian, Elkan, Elman, Galvan, Gavan, Ilan, Javan, Jevan, Jivan, Kavan, Kelvan, Kevan, Nevan, Sloan, Sylvan and Tevan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alvan.