What does Arvin mean?
Arvin [arvin] as a boys' name is pronounced AR-vin. It is of English and Old German origin, and the meaning of Arvin is "people's friend".
Associated with: friend.
(male) Arivin, Avevin, ..
(female) Arvinka, Arvinna, ..
How popular is Arvin?
Arvin is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#11917 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Arvin for boys. Arvin reached its highest rank of #765 in the U.S. in the 1930s, and is at #1860 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Arvid and Arvis are the popular alternative forms of Arvin (#1860 from current records) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Arvin was at its most widespread 85 years ago (median #1156) and is now significantly lower.
Arvin is pronounced similarly to Earvin, Ervin▼, Ervine, Ervyn, Irven, Irvin▼, Irvine, Irvyn and Orvin. Other recommended names are Aarin, Adin, Adlin, Adrain, Alain, Albin▼, Aldin, Aluin, Alven, Alvin▼, Alvyn, Antin, Arden, Ardie, Ardin, Ardon, Aric▼, Arie, Arien, Arik, Arin, Ario, Aris, Arjun▲, Arlan, Arlin, Arlyn, Armen, Armin, Armon, Arni, Arnie, Arran, Arrin, Arris, Arron▼, Arsen, Artie▼, Arvind, Aryon, Aswin, Aubin, Avon, Aydin▲, Aykin, Bevin, Brain, Bruin, Corvin, Dervin, Devin▼, Edvin, Erin▼, Erwin▼, Garvin, Girvin, Kervin, Levin, Mervin▼, Nevin, Norvin, Orlin, Orrin, Osvin, Tevin▼ and Trevin▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arvin.See names in meaning and etymology.