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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alvi

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     Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A submission from Bangladesh says the name Alvi means "Gift of God, Wise/ Wisdom" and is of Arabic origin.
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Alvi means "Gift of god".
  • According to a user from Albania, the name Alvi means "Wise friend".
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International Interest

Notable Persons With the Last Name Alvi

Suroosh Alvi is a journalist. Suroosh was born on March 26th, 1969 in Toronto, Canada.


Amjad Farooq Alvi is an it entrepreneur, chairman and founder brain telecommunications, and inventor of computer virus. He has had major accomplishments since 1982. Amjad was born on August 10th, 1962 in Pakistan.


His military service ended in 1999. Abdul was born in 1949.


Abrar Alvi was a film director. Abrar was born on July 1st, 1927. He left this life on November 18th, 2009.


Syeda Shehla Raza Alvi was a parliamentarian. Syeda was born on May 15th, 1964 in Karachi. She passed away in 25.


Dr. Arif Alvi is a Secretary General of, Member of the, 30px, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, National Assembly of Pakistan, and Organizer Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Sindh. Dr. was born on August 29th, 1949 in Karachi.


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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Alvi as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alvi U.S.
  White 7.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 88.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alvi

People with the last name Alvi are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Alvi

  • How Popular is the name Alvi? Alvi is the 49,822nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Alvi was the 30,076th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alvi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42 babies born with the first name Alvi in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alvi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1992 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alvi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alvi is Sunday, October 30th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Alvi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alvi was in 2005 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Random Alvi Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alvi is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Alvi: Your name in reverse order is Ivla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vlai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alvi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 780 people with the last name Alvi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alvi? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Alvi as their last name since less than 1 person in 385k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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