Norse mythology name
"noble friend, friend of the elves"

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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Famous People Named Alvis

  • Alvis Edgar "Buck" OwensAmerican country singer
  • Alvis Russell "Al" DarbyAmerican NFL player

Alvis in Pop Culture

  • Alvis E. Hamiltoncharacter in the anime Last Exile
  • Alvischaracter in the video game Xenoblade Chronicles

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