What does Alvis mean?
Alvis [alvis] as a boys' 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.
(male) Alviser, Ashvis, ..
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How popular is Alvis?
Alvis is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#8115 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name history of Alvis for boys. Alvis reached its peak rank of #635 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. The only other popular alternative form of Alvis is Elvis (#1081 in recent rankings). Adoption of these forms of Alvis was well-received in 1999 (average #1277) and is somewhat lower today (#1540, down 49%).
Alvis is alike in pronunciation to Yoelvis. Other suggested similar names are Addis, Ahlois, Alain, Alair, Albie, Albin▼, Albis, Albys, Aldin, Aldis, Aldus, Aleks, Alexis▼, Alfie, Alfio, Algie, Algis, Ali▲, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Allie▼, Allin, Aloin, Alois▼, Aloys, Alpin, Alric, Altus, Aluin, Alva▼, Alvah▼, Alvan, Alvar, Alven, Alvie▼, Alvin▼, Alvy, Alvyn, Alwin, Aris, Arris, Arvid, Arvie, Arvin, Arvis, Avi▲, Avia, Aviv, Bevis, Blais, Clovis, Davis▲, Eldis, Elis, Ellis, Elois, Kelvis, Kevis, Tavis and Tevis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alvis.See names in meaning and etymology.