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Elvin meaning and name origin

Elvin \e-lvin, el-vin\ as a boy's name is pronounced EL-vin. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Elvin is "elf or magical being, friend". Variant of Alvin, from Aelfwine. Also possibly means "precious friend".

Elvin has 7 variant forms: Elven, Elvern, Elvyn, Elwin, Elwinn, Elwyn and Elwynne.

For more information, see also the related name Alvern.

Elvin is also pronounced similarly to Alvan, Alven and Alvyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Edvin, Eldin, Elgin, Eljin, Elvio, Elvis, Ervin and Evin.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Elvin.

Popularity of Elvin

Elvin is a very popular first name for males (#595 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#22301 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Elvin name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Elvin with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Elvin name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Elvin outside U.S.