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Updated June 9, 2019

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Wise companion; feminine version of Alvin

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : from the Middle English personal name Alwin or Elwin, a falling together of various Old English personal names: Ælfwine ‘elf friend’, Æ{dh}elwine ‘noble friend’, Ealdwine ‘old friend’, and others.

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