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Alvan meaning and name origin

Alvan \a-lvan, al-van\ as a boy's name has the meaning "from Alba; elf or magical being, friend" and is a variant of Alban (Latin): from the Latin name Albanus, which may be an ethnic name from a city in the Roman Empire called Alba "white", or it may represent a Latin form of a British name derived from the Celtic word "alp" for "rock, crag". Also a variant of Alvin (Old English): from Aelfwine and also possibly means "precious friend".

Alvan has 3 variant forms: Alven, Alvyn, Elvin.

Alvan is also pronounced similarly to Elven and Elvyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Alan, Albain, Albano, Albany, Alben, Albin, Albyn, Aldan, Allan, Alpin, Alva, Alvah and Alvar.

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Popularity of Alvan

Alvan is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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