Alvin: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Alvin

Of English origin, meaning "noble friend," and the perfect name for shouting when your little Alvin makes mischief - "Aaaalviiiin!" - like Dave does on "Alvin and the Chipmunks."

Nicknames:

Al, Alvie, Vin.

Famous people named Alvin:

Activist and choreographer Alvin Ailey; Olympic gold medalist runner Alvin Harrison; basketball player Alvin Robertson; writer Alvin Toffler; photographer Alvin Colburn; football player Alvin Williams.

Fun fact:

Your little Alvin will have a bunch of namesake characters to love: from "Alvin and the Chipmunks," of course, but also the character Alvin on ParaNorman and Alvin the Treacherous, the villain from the How to Train Your Dragon book series.

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