Pronunciation: \a-lvan, al-van\
Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: from Alba; elf or magical being, friend
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)