[ 2 syll. ar-vin, arv-in ] The baby boy name Arvin is pronounced as AARVihN †. Arvin is mainly used in English and it is of Old English origin. The name Arvin means friend of the people. An original form of the name is Arvid (Old English).
The name Arvin is used to a great extent; it has 30 variant forms. Variant forms of Arvin include Arv, Arvan, Arven, Arvenn, Arvenne, Arvind, Arvinn, Arvinne, Arvis, Arviss, Arvon, Arvy, Arvyn, Arvynn, Arvynne, Arvys, Arvyss, Arwan, Arwen, Arwenn, Arwenne, Arwin, Arwine, Arwinn, Arwinne, Arwon, Arwyn, Arwynn, and Arwynne. Another English variant form is the diminutive Arvie.
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Arvin is unusual as a baby boy name. Its usage peaked in 1937 with 0.008% of baby boys being named Arvin. It had a ranking of #648 then. The baby name has experienced a fall in frequency since then, and is today used on a very modest scale. Among all boy names in its family, Arvin was nevertheless the most regularly used in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Arvin: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"