"noble friend"

Elvin Origin and Meaning

The name Elvin is a boy's name of English origin meaning "noble friend".

Elvin had his peak in the 1920s - which was when jazz musician Elvin Jones was born - but parents are still using it for over 100 boys a year. That's less than Kelvin, but more than Delvin.

# 927 in the US

Elvin Rank in US Top 1000

# 2535 on Nameberry

Elvin Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Elvin Popularity

Famous People Named Elvin

  • Elvin AliyevAzerbaijani professional footballer
  • Elvin Baleworld,famous daredevil with Ringling Bros
  • Elvin BeqiriAlbanian footballer
  • Elvin Betheaformer American football defensive end
  • Elvin BishopAmerican blues and rock and roll musician and guitarist
  • Elvin J. CassellAmerican football coach in the United States
  • Elvin W. CraneAmerican lawyer and Democratic party politician from New Jersey
  • Elvin FeltnerAmerican film producer, television broadcaster and telecommunications entrepreneur
  • Elvin Hayesretired American basketball player and radio analyst
  • Elvin R. Heiberg IIIUnited States Army general
  • Elvin HutchisonAmerican football player and official
  • Elvin Jonesjazz drummer of the post,bop era
  • Elvin A. KabatAmerican biomedical scientist
  • Elvin KaneyevRussian professional football player
  • Elvin MammadovAzerbaijani footballer
  • Elvin McCaryAmerican politician
  • Elvin Mesgerholder of the American Bowling Congress record for 800,or,better series
  • Elvin Ngactor in the Mediacorp stable in Singapore
  • Elvin Nimrodpolitician from the island of Grenada
  • Elvin Papik26th head football coach for the Doane College Tigers located in Crete, Nebraska
  • Elvin PennerBelizean politician
  • Elvin RamírezMajor League Baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals
  • Elvin SantosVice President of Honduras 2006–2008
  • Elvin C. StakmanAmerican plant pathologist
  • Elvin YunusovAzerbaijani football player

Elvin in Pop Culture

  • Elvin Tibideauxcharacter from "The Cosby Show"
  • Elvindistributed event routing service using a publish/subscribe event delivery model