The name Alvin is a boy's name of English origin meaning "noble friend, friend of the elves". Alvin is ranked #603 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Friend or Friendly and discussed in our forums with posts like "Sibset makeover game! B/G pairs".
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Tough to escape the sound of those screeching chipmunks or the image of all the nerdy Alvins seen on screen over the years.