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Boy Name: Alvy

Name: Alvy
Pronunciation: \a-lvy, al-vy\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Alvy's also a girl name)
Meaning: from Alba; elf or magical being, friend
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Alfy, Alva
Similar Names: Alby, Algy, Aly, Alvyn, Arvy, Alvys


Alvy \a-lvy, al-vy\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Alvy), is a variant of Alban (Latin) and Alvin (Old English), and the meaning of Alvy is "from Alba; elf or magical being, friend".

The baby name Alvy sounds like Alfy and Alva. Other similar baby names are Alby, Algy, Aly, Alvyn, Arvy and Alvys.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Alvy.


Alvy 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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