Alvaro: baby boy name meaning and popularity


A Spanish and Portuguese name derived from the Old Norse Alfarr, which is comprised of the elements "alfr" (elf) and "arr" (army). This is fitting, considering your little Alvaro will arrive the size of an elf, yet have the destructive powers of an army.


Al, Alvie, Varo.

Famous people named Alvaro:

Former Colombian president Álvaro Uribe; former Mexican president Álvaro Obregón; Spanish explorer Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira; musician Alvero Soler.

Fun fact:

Alvaro is in the top ten most popular names in Spain.

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