Alvin

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic

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Origin and Meaning

Younger form of different Germanic names. While 1)-3) are combinations of the Germanic name elements ALF and VIN, 4) is a combination of ADAL and VIN:

1) Younger form of the Old Norse name Alfvin [1] [2] [3]

2) Younger form of the Old High German name Albwin [4] [5]

3) Younger form of the Old English name Ælfwine [6] [5]

4) Younger form of the Old High German name Adalwin [1] [4] [3]

Related Names

Ahlvin Swedish
Alvin
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Danish Finish Icelandic Norwegian Old Danish Swedish
Alwin
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Danish Finish Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Alvinius
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Norwegian Swedish

See also Albin, Alvina and Elvin

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Alvinsen Norway
Alvinsson Iceland Sweden

Female

Alvinsdatter Norway
Alvinsdotter Sweden
Alvinsdóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Alvin
Genitive: Alvins
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Alvin
Genitive: Alvinin
Partitive: Alvinia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Alvin
Accusative: Alvin
Dative: Alvini
Genitive: Alvins
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Alvin
Genitive: Alvins
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Alvin
Genitive: Alvins

Name Day

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

9 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[9]
5603 6466 4 7 5599 6459
Denmark Denmark[10]
644
n.a.
1
n.a.
643
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
622 0 0
n.a.
622
Iceland Iceland[12]
14 20
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[13]
3 7
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[14]
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
608
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Alvin (m) Sources: [9][10][14][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Alvin (m) Sources: [15]


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  6. Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  7. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  8. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  15. details see Name Statistic tables