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Boy Name: Alvan

Name: Alvan
Pronunciation: \a-lvan, al-van\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: from Alba; elf or magical being, friend
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Alvyn, Alven
Similar Names: Alan, Allan, Aldan, Alva, Alvah, Alvar


Alvan \a-lvan, al-van\ as a boy's name is a variant of Alban (Latin) and Alvin (Old English), and the meaning of Alvan is "from Alba; elf or magical being, friend".

The baby name Alvan sounds like Alvyn and Alven. Other similar baby names are Alan, Allan, Aldan, Alva, Alvah and Alvar.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Alvan.


Alvan is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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