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Girl Name: Alvah

Name: Alvah
Pronunciation: \a-lvah, al-vah\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Alvah's also a boy name)
Meaning: elf
Origin: Swedish
Sounds Like: Elvah, Elva, Alvy, Alfa, Alvie, Olva, Ulva
Similar Names: Aliah, Aleah, Alah, Almah, Alvar, Avah


Alvah \a-lvah, al-vah\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Alvah), is a variant of Alva (Swedish), and the meaning of Alvah is "elf".

The baby name Alvah sounds like Elvah, Elva, Alvy, Alfa, Alvie, Olva and Ulva. Other similar baby names are Aliah, Aleah, Alah, Almah, Alvar and Avah.


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

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