Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Noble Friend Of Elves
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Alvin Girl)

In 2017 the name Alvin...

• was given to 432 baby boys
• was the 603rd most popular name for baby boys
• was 16% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in California, Pennsylvania, and New York
• was about as popular as Issac and Quincy
Babies Named Alvin Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Alvin...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1951
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2017
• is 79% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 20% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Lester, Wayne, Donald, Myrna, Mary, Rita
• has the most opposite popularity history to Rafael, Francesco, Brandt, Annalisa, Noemi, Elana
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Alvin Per State
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Geographically the name Alvin...

• 6% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Sam, Neil, Harry, Chelsea, Linda, Marilyn
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Landon, Gabriel, Hunter, Amelia, Emma, Olivia
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Alvin by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Alvin are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Alvin will be the only kid named Alvin in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Alvin compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Alvin rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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