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Gender: Male Meaning of Elvin: "noble friend" Origin of Elvin: English

The name Elvin is a boy's name of English origin meaning "noble friend". Elvin and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Friend or Friendly and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boys Makeover- Two Middles".

From the experts:

Elvin had his peak in the 1920s - which was when jazz musician Elvin Jones was born - but parents are still using it for over 100 boys a year. That's less than Kelvin, but more than Delvin.

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Famous People Named Elvin

Elvin Aliyev, Azerbaijani professional footballer
Elvin Bale, world-famous daredevil with Ringling Bros
Elvin Beqiri, Albanian footballer
Elvin Bethea, former American football defensive end
Elvin Bishop, American blues and rock and roll musician and guitarist
Elvin J. Cassell, American football coach in the United States
Elvin W. Crane, American lawyer and Democratic party politician from New Jersey
Elvin Feltner, American film producer, television broadcaster and telecommunications entrepreneur
Elvin Hayes, retired American basketball player and radio analyst
Elvin R. Heiberg III, United States Army general
Elvin Hutchison, American football player and official
Elvin Jones, jazz drummer of the post-bop era
Elvin A. Kabat, American biomedical scientist
Elvin Kaneyev, Russian professional football player
Elvin Mammadov, Azerbaijani footballer
Elvin McCary, American politician
Elvin Mesger, holder of the American Bowling Congress record for 800-or-better series
Elvin Ng, actor in the Mediacorp stable in Singapore
Elvin Nimrod, politician from the island of Grenada
Elvin Papik, 26th head football coach for the Doane College Tigers located in Crete, Nebraska
Elvin Penner, Belizean politician
Elvin Ramírez, Major League Baseball pitcher for the Washington Nationals
Elvin Santos, Vice President of Honduras 2006–2008
Elvin C. Stakman, American plant pathologist
Elvin Yunusov, Azerbaijani football player

Pop Culture References for the name Elvin

Elvin Tibideaux, character from "The Cosby Show"
Elvin, distributed event routing service using a publish/subscribe event delivery model

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