What does Alvy mean?
Alvy [alvy] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Alvy) has its roots in Latin and Old English, and the name Alvy means "from Alba; elf or magical being, friend". Alvy is an alternate form of Alban (Latin): from the Latin name Albanus. Alvy is also a variant of Alvin (Old English).
(male) Alal, Alavi, ..
(female) Alad, Alvya, .. Middle name pairings:
Alvy Avian (A.A.), ..
How popular is Alvy?
Alvy is an unusual given name for men. Alvy is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Alvy reached its top position of #1235 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Alvy appearing in the Top 2000 are Alvin (#602 from current records), Elvin (#1364), Elwyn, Alwin, Alvie, Alven, Albin, Alby, Alva, Alvan and Al. Adoption of these relations of Alvy was common among parents in the 1910s (adoption of 0.35%) and is now significantly diminished (adoption 0.03%, 91% less), with versions like Elvin going out of style.
Alvy is alike in pronunciation to Alvah▼, Elvio and Elvo. Other suggested similar names are Abby, Abey, Acey, Addy, Adley, Alan▼, Alba, Albyn, Aldo▲, Alec▼, Aled, Alek, Alem, Alen, Alex, Alexy, Alf, Alfa, Alfey, Alfo, Alfy, Alga, Algey, Algy, Ali▲, Alia, Alic, Alik, Alin, Alix, Alley, Allyn, Aloj, Alon, Aloys, Alta, Alto, Aluf, Alun, Alvar, Alvis, Alvys, Aly, Alyn, Amby, Amry, Andy, Angy, Ardy, Arley, Arly, Arny, Arry, Arty, Arv, Arvy, Arvyn, Ary, Atley, Augy, Ava, Ave, Avi▲, Avry, Davy and Levy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alvy.See names in meaning and etymology.