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Meaning and name origin

Alvis \a-lvis, al-vis\ as a boy's name is pronounced AL-viss. It is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Alvis is "all wise". From Norse mythology involving the dwarf Alviss who fell in love with the daughter of Thor, the god of thunder. Also possibly related to Elvis. First appeared in the mid 20th century, but never widespread.


Alvis has 4 variant forms: Alvise, Alviss, Alwis and Alwyss.


Alvis is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9166 out of 88799, Top 10%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alvis for boys (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alvis name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Alvis and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Elvis and Alvis. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Elvis, Alvis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alvis and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alvis is also pronounced similarly to Alvys, Elviss and Elvys. Other suggested similar baby names are Albis, Albys, Aldis, Algis, Alois, Alvie, Alvin and Arvis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alvis.