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 "Which would you choose?".
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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.