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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alvan

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  1. definite singular of älva

Notable Persons Named Alvan

Alvan Adams is a basketball player for the Phoenix Suns. He was most prominent from 1975 to 1988. Alvan was born on July 19th, 1954 in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Alvan Graham Clark was a scientist in the field of astronomy. Alvan was born on July 10th, 1832 in Fall River, Massachusetts. He died on June 9th, 1897.

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Alvan Tufts Fuller was a Governor of Massachusetts. His most notable accomplishments were from 1925 to 1929. Alvan was born on February 27th, 1878 in Charlestown, Boston. He breathed his last breath on April 30th, 1958.

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Alvan was born Alvan Ikoku on August 1st, 1900 in Arochukwu. He passed away on November 18th, 1971.

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Alvan Fisher was an artist in the field of landscape painting. Alvan was born on August 9th, 1792 in Needham, Massachusetts. He breathed his last breath on February 13th, 1863.

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Alvan Clark was a scientist in the field of astronomy. Alvan was born on March 8th, 1804 in Ashfield, Massachusetts. He breathed his last breath on August 19th, 1887.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alvan

Marco was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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How popular is the baby name Alvan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1883 5 0 5
1902 5 0 5
1912 13 0 13
1913 15 0 15
1914 14 0 14
1915 23 0 23
1916 25 0 25
1917 26 0 26
1918 29 0 29
1919 17 0 17
1920 27 0 27
1921 26 0 26
1922 15 0 15
1923 19 0 19
1924 28 0 28
1925 32 0 32
1926 48 0 48
1927 53 0 53
1928 25 0 25
1929 27 0 27
1930 19 0 19
1931 21 0 21
1932 32 0 32
1933 19 0 19
1934 15 0 15
1935 18 0 18
1936 16 0 16
1937 18 0 18
1938 14 0 14
1939 14 0 14
1940 10 0 10
1941 13 0 13
1942 14 0 14
1943 20 0 20
1944 19 0 19
1945 13 0 13
1946 14 0 14
1947 22 0 22
1948 10 0 10
1949 23 0 23
1950 12 0 12
1951 17 0 17
1952 11 0 11
1953 14 0 14
1954 9 0 9
1955 8 0 8
1956 8 0 8
1957 7 0 7
1958 6 0 6
1959 9 0 9
1960 8 0 8
1961 12 0 12
1962 7 0 7
1964 5 0 5
1966 5 0 5
1967 5 0 5
1968 7 0 7
1971 7 0 7
1974 8 0 8
1975 8 0 8
1976 6 0 6
1977 6 0 6
1978 5 0 5
1979 6 0 6
1980 6 0 6
1982 6 0 6
1986 7 0 7
1989 8 0 8
1990 8 0 8
1995 5 0 5
2003 6 0 6
2005 10 0 10
2006 6 0 6
2007 11 0 11
2008 6 0 6
2009 5 0 5
2016 5 0 5

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Popularity of Alvan as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Alvan

  • How Popular is the name Alvan? Alvan is the 9,929th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alvan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,101 babies born with the first name Alvan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alvan to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alvan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1883 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alvan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alvan is Tuesday, October 19th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Alvan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alvan was in 1927 with a total of 53 babies.
  • Random Alvan Factoid: According to the 1931 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alvan is not a popular baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 1931.
  • Weird things about the name Alvan: Your name in reverse order is Navla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Anvla. How do you pronounce that?

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