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What does Alvan mean?

Alvan Pronunciation of Alvan as a name for boys is a Latin and Old English name, and the meaning of the name Alvan is "from Alba; elf or magical being, friend". Alvan is a version of Alban (Latin): from the Latin name Albanus. Alvan is also a variation of Alvin (Old English).


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, elf, magical, friend


VARIANTS Elvin, Alvyn, Alven

RELATED FORMS VIA ALBAN, ALVIN Ailwyn, Al, Albain, Albano, Albany, Albie, Albin, Albion, Albis, Alby, Albys, Aloin, Aluin, Aluino, Alva, Alvie, Alvy, Alwin, Alwyn, Alwynn, Auban, Auben, Aubin, Aylwin, Elwin, Elwyn

(male) Arvan, ..

(female) Alal, ..

Alvan Austen (A.A.), ..

How popular is Alvan?

Alvan is a rare first name for men. Alvan is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Alvan reached its highest rank of #1336 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alvan name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Al, Albie, Albin, Albion, Alby, Alva, Alven, Alvie, Alvin (#654 FROM RECENT DATA), Alvy, Alwin, Elvin (#1444), Elwin and Elwyn are the popular related forms of Alvan ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Alvan was well-received during the years 1910-1919 (USAGE OF 0.4%) and is now much lower, with forms like Al becoming less fashionable.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alvan, Al, Albin, Albion, Alby in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alva, Alven, Alvie, Alvin, Alvy in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Albie, Albin, Alvin, Elvin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alvan is pronounced similarly to Elven and Elvyn. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abran, Adnan, Aedan, Ahran, Ahsan, Aidan, Ailean, Aitan, Alain, Alan, Aland, Alann, Alano, Alben, Albyn, Aldan, Alden, Aldin, Aldon, Alen, Alexan, Alga, Algar, Alia, Alin, Allain, Allan, Allen, Allin, Allvar, Alon, Alpin, Alta, Alten, Alton, Alun, Alvah, Alvar, Alvern, Alvis, Alvys, Alyn, Aman, Annan, Arlan, Arnan, Arvad, Arvin, Arvon, Arvyn, Aslan, Athan, Ava, Avon, Aydan, Ayman, Elan, Elian, Elkan, Elman, Galvan, Gavan, Ilan, Javan, Jevan, Jivan, Kavan, Kelvan, Kevan, Nevan, Sloan, Sylvan and Tevan. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alvan.

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