[ 2 syll. al-vah, alv-ah ] The baby boy name Alvah is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced in English as AEL-Vah †. Alvah is an English and Hebrew name of Hebrew origin. Alvah is a variant of the name Alva (English and Scandinavian).
See also the related category hebrew.
Alvah is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1902 with 0.009% of baby boys being given the name Alvah. Its ranking then was #653. The baby name has since fallen in popularity, and is currently of very light use. Among all boy names in its group, Alvah was nonetheless the most frequently used in 2018. Alvah has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.
Baby names that sound like Alvah include Albek (Polish), Albis, Albus (English), Albys, Alfa (English), Alfaeus, Alfah, Alfeus, Alphah, Alpheaus (English), Alphoeus (English), Alvis (English and Scandinavian), Alvise (Italian), Alviss, Alvisse, Alvys, Alvyss, Alvysse, Ulfa, and Alfea.
† Pronunciation for Alvah: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"