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Alvin is a Baby Boy Name

Find out the meaning behind the name Alvin.

The name Alvin is a boy's name of English origin meaning "noble friend, friend of the elves". Alvin has a sturdy, no-frills sound that belies its somewhat whimsical meaning. Interesting potential namesakes include British rocker Alvin Stardust, and US footballer Alvin Williams, and African-American dance legend (and activist) Alvin Ailey.

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