Alva - Meaning of Alva
What does Alva mean?
[ 2 syll. al-va, alv-a ] The baby girl name Alva is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being slightly more popular. It is pronounced AA-LVaa- †.
Forms of Alva include the name Alvah, the name Alvana, the name Alvanna, and the English, German, and Scandinavian Elva.
A form of the name is the Irish Almha.
A form of the name is the English and Hebrew Alvah.
In addition, Alva is a form of the English, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, and Slavic Albina in the Czech language.
Alva is also a shortening of the Scandinavian Alfhild.
See also the related categories, english, hebrew, brightness (delight), supernatural, obscure, goddess, irish, scandinavian, anglicized, and gaelic.
Alva is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1907 with 0.022% of baby girls being named Alva. It was #412 in rank then. The baby name has dropped out of favor since then, and is of only irregular use now. Among all girl names in its family, Alva was nevertheless the most widely used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Alva include Ailbe, Ailbhe, Alba, Alby, Alfi, Alfie, Allfie, Alpha, Alvee, Alvey, Alvie, Alvy, Alvye, Oliff, Oliffe, Olive, Ulphee, Ulphey, Ulphi, and Ulphy.
† Pronunciation for Alva: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)"
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