Gender: Male Origin of Alvis: Norse mythology name

Alvis Origin and Meaning

The name Alvis is a boy's name .

Alvis, sometimes spelled Alviss, is a dwarf in Norse mythology who claims to know everything and names all the features of the natural world to show off to Thor, whose daughter Alvis wants to marry. But he gets so caught up in showing off his knowledge that the sun comes up and turns him to stone.

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