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What does Elvyn mean?

Elvyn Pronunciation of Elvyn [elvyn] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the meaning of Elvyn is "elf or magical being, friend". Elvyn is a version of Elvin (Old English): transcription of Alvin. Elvyn is also a form of Elwin (Old English).

Associated with: old english, elf, magical, friend.


Elvyn has 1 variant: Elven.

5 more related forms via Elvin, Elwin: Elvern, Elvis, Elwinn, Elwyn and Elwynne.

Creative forms:
(male) Edvyn, Elghan, ..

(female) Elmy, Elwen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elvyn Otis (E.O.), ..

How popular is Elvyn?

Elvyn is an unusual given name for males. Elvyn is an uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Elvis (#1081 last year), Elvin (#1364), Elwyn, Elven and Elwin are the prominent alternative forms of Elvyn (not ranked). Usage of these relations of Elvyn was common among parents during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.1%) and has become much diminished since. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elven, Elvin, Elvis, Elwin, Elwyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Elvyn is alike in pronunciation to Alvan, Alven, Alvin and Alvyn. Other suggested similar names are Albyn, Allyn, Alwyn, Alyn, Arvyn, Davyn, Devyn, Edvin, Edwyn, Edyn, Efryn, Eilwyn, Elan, Elden, Eldin, Eldon, Eldwyn, Elgin, Elian, Eljin, Elkan, Elman, Elon, Eloy, Elson, Elton, Elvio, Elvo, Elvys, Elwynn, Ely, Emlyn, Ervin, Ervyn, Erwyn, Evan, Even, Evin, Evyn, Flyn, Gavyn, Glyn, Irvyn, Kalvyn, Kelvyn, Kevyn, Malvyn (see Malvin), Melvyn, Olyn and Tevyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elvyn.

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