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Alva

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Alva

Alva

White

Anglicized form of Irish name Ailbhe from Old Irish albho ‘white’. In medieval times this was used as a boy’s name but has since been revived mainly as a girl’s name.

Meaning:

White

Origin:

English 

Gender:

For a girl

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

More about the name Alva

Variations & similar names, nicknames, middle names and famous bearers for the name Alva

 

Variations & Similar Names

Alba, Alma, Alfa, Alvah

Nicknames

Short and sweet as is

Middle Names

Clare, Jean, Mae, Madeline, Riley 

Famous Bearers

Alva Myrdal (Swedish Nobel Peace Prize winner)

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