What does Alvin mean?
From Aelfwine and also possibly means "precious friend". Radio characters Alvin and the Chipmunks have given the name an irresistably comical cast, however. Choreographer Alvin Ailey.
Alvin has 1 feminine form: Alvina.Kreatif forms: Aldvin, Alvinau, Auvin. [more]
How popular is Alvin?
Alvin is a very prominent first name for men (#169 out of 1220, Top 14%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#22891 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Alvin for boys. Alvin reached its top rank of #72 in the U.S. in the 1920s, and is currently at #595. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Displayed below is a comparison of the history of Alvin and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Alvin (#595 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Elwin, Elwyn, Elvis, Elvin, Alvie, Al and Alva. Adoption of these relations of Alvin reached its apex a century ago (median #503) and is now much less (#949, 89.8% less).
Thinking of names?
Alvin▼ is pronounced similarly to Elven and Elvyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Aarin, Adlin, Alain, Alair, Albain, Alben, Albie, Albin▼, Albion, Albis, Albyn, Aldan, Alden▲, Aldin, Aldis, Aldivin, Aldon, Aldwin, Alen, Alfio, Algie, Algis, Alia, Alic, Alin, Allain, Allie▼, Allin, Alois▼, Alon, Alpin, Alpine, Alric, Alstin, Alten, Alun, Alvar, Alvern, Alvis▼, Alwis, Antin, Arlin, Arvid▼, Arvin, Arvis, Arwin, Aswin, Avi, Avia, Aviv, Avon, Aydin▲, Aykin, Calvin, Eldin, Elgin, Ervin▼, Evin, Flin, Galvin, Gavin▲, Glin, Havin, Irvin▼, Jovin, Kelvin▼, Kevin▲, Klein, Levin, Melvin▼, Nevin, Olin▼ and Tavin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alvin.