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 "Heaven/Hell/Purgatory Themed".
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.