Alvis

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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Alvis

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Wiktionary
  1. An American surname​.
  2. A male given name transferred from the surname.

Alvis was also found in the following language(s): Latvian

Notable Persons Named Alvis

Buck Owens was a country music and bakersfield sound singer, bandleader, tv host, and singing. He plays Vocals and guitar. He was most prominent from 1945 to 1945. Buck was given the name Alvis Edgar Owens, Jr. on August 12th, 1929 in Sherman, Texas, United States. He died on March 25th, 2006.

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Alvis Hermanis is a theatre director. Alvis was born Alvis Hermanis on April 27th, 1965 in Riga, Latvia.

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Alvis Whitted is a football player for the Jacksonville Jaguars, Atlanta Falcons, and Oakland Raiders. His career lasted from 1998 to 2006. Alvis was born on September 4th, 1974 in Durham, North Carolina.

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Alvis was born on June 15th, 1946. He passed away on February 16th, 1997.

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Alvis Woods is a baseball player. Alvis was born on August 8th, 1953 in Oakland, California.

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Alvis Dubovs is an athlete for the Valmieras FK.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alvis

Hayes was born on May 1st, 1907. He passed away on December 29th, 1972.

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Max Alvis is a baseball player. Max was born on February 2nd, 1938 in Jasper, Texas.

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Norman was born on July 12th, 1963 in Sacramento, California, U.S.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1881 7 0 7
1882 7 0 7
1883 6 0 6
1884 6 0 6
1886 9 0 9
1888 11 0 11
1891 6 0 6
1892 9 0 9
1893 7 0 7
1894 10 0 10
1895 13 0 13
1896 12 0 12
1898 7 0 7
1899 9 0 9
1900 9 0 9
1901 13 0 13
1903 5 0 5
1904 11 0 11
1905 9 0 9
1906 13 0 13
1907 13 0 13
1908 14 0 14
1909 18 0 18
1910 10 0 10
1911 32 10 22
1912 58 5 53
1913 66 8 58
1914 71 0 71
1915 105 8 97
1916 92 14 78
1917 96 9 87
1918 95 7 88
1919 81 0 81
1920 107 9 98
1921 108 9 99
1922 101 5 96
1923 99 0 99
1924 113 12 101
1925 94 12 82
1926 95 8 87
1927 104 11 93
1928 85 5 80
1929 89 8 81
1930 98 9 89
1931 98 9 89
1932 100 10 90
1933 84 10 74
1934 90 11 79
1935 82 0 82
1936 69 11 58
1937 77 6 71
1938 87 5 82
1939 77 8 69
1940 82 6 76
1941 80 6 74
1942 86 9 77
1943 70 0 70
1944 82 5 77
1945 94 5 89
1946 81 5 76
1947 80 5 75
1948 69 0 69
1949 65 5 60
1950 71 5 66
1951 85 8 77
1952 54 0 54
1953 82 8 74
1954 79 6 73
1955 59 6 53
1956 84 7 77
1957 75 6 69
1958 65 5 60
1959 55 0 55
1960 51 0 51
1961 36 0 36
1962 40 0 40
1963 48 0 48
1964 33 5 28
1965 42 0 42
1966 42 0 42
1967 33 0 33
1968 30 0 30
1969 24 0 24
1970 35 0 35
1971 37 5 32
1972 26 0 26
1973 17 0 17
1974 25 0 25
1975 33 0 33
1976 20 0 20
1977 26 0 26
1978 31 0 31
1979 20 0 20
1980 33 0 33
1981 31 0 31
1982 17 0 17
1983 18 0 18
1984 15 0 15
1985 14 0 14
1986 23 0 23
1987 13 0 13
1988 19 0 19
1989 16 0 16
1990 20 0 20
1991 16 0 16
1992 13 0 13
1993 15 0 15
1994 13 0 13
1995 12 0 12
1996 12 0 12
1997 11 0 11
1998 12 0 12
1999 5 0 5
2000 5 0 5
2001 7 0 7
2002 11 0 11
2003 7 0 7
2005 8 0 8
2006 9 0 9
2007 7 0 7
2008 14 0 14
2009 7 0 7
2011 10 0 10
2012 13 0 13
2013 12 0 12
2014 11 0 11
2015 20 0 20
2016 12 0 12
2017 13 0 13

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Popularity of Alvis as a first name

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Popularity of Alvis as a last name

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Common last names for Alvis

  • Jones
  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Davis
  • Taylor
  • Harris
  • Thomas
  • Moore
  • Roberts
  • King
  • Hill
  • Allen
  • Cox

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alvis U.S.
  White 79.93% 64.26%
  African American 9.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.58% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.36% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.85% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.22% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alvis

People with the last name Alvis are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Alvis

  • How Popular is the name Alvis? Alvis is the 3,598th most popular name of all time. As a last name Alvis was the 8,404th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alvis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,428 babies born with the first name Alvis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alvis to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alvis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Alvis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alvis is Friday, April 24th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Alvis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alvis was in 1924 with a total of 101 babies.
  • Random Alvis Factoid: According to the 1962 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alvis is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1962.
  • Weird things about the name Alvis: Your name in reverse order is Sivla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ailvs. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alvis? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,936 people with the last name Alvis.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alvis? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Alvis as their last name.

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