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Gender: Male Meaning of Alvaro: "cautious" Origin of Alvaro: Spanish from German Alvaro's Popularity in 2017: #852

The name Alvaro is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "cautious". Alvaro is ranked #852 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "The "Snake" name game!".

From the experts:

A well-used Spanish saint's name with a lot of flair that could definitely cross over to more general usage. It reached its peak in the United States in 1985, when it ranked Number 456.

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Famous People Named Alvaro

Álvaro Uribe, former president of Colombia
Álvaro Bautista, Spanish motorcycle racer
Álvaro Obregón, former president of Mexico
Álvaro Saborío, Costa Rican footballer
Álvaro Negredo, Spanish footballer
Álvaro Parente, Portuguese racing driver
Álvaro Recoba, Uruguayan footballer
Álvaro Arbeloa, Spanish footballer
Álvaro de Mendaña de Neira, Spanish explorer and navigator
Álvaro Pereira, Uruguayan footballer

Pop Culture References for the name Alvaro

Alvaro Soler, Spanish musician