Alva – Scary Mommy

Alva

A form of the Hebrew name Alvah, meaning "his highness." Or it could be her highness, since the A-ending makes this name wearable for girls too.

Nicknames:

Al, Allie, Val.

Famous people named Alva:

Inventor Thomas Alva Edison; Nobel Prize winner Alva Myrdal; drummer Sandra Alva.

Fun fact:

There are towns called Alva in Florida, Mississippi, Kentucky, Wyoming, and Oklahoma -- and that's just in the U.S.

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