Name: Alvira

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alvira

  • Meaning:
    Elfin army
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  • Meaning:
    Nobel guardian
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (al VEER ah); (al VIE rah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Alvira

  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Old English elements 'ślf' (elf) and 'here' (army, warrior). Also a direct lineage is shown to theSpanish name Alvaro, which derived from the ancient Germanic "Adalward" (adal: "Nobel", ward: "care taker or guardian").

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