Name: Alvis

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alvis

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, possibly all wise
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (AL viss)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Alvis)
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Miscellaneous Info for Alvis

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  • Used in:
    Norwegian speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Of uncertain meaning, possibly "all wise", it is borne in Norse mythology by a dwarf who fell in love with Thor's daughter, the giantess Thrud. Thor was not pleased with this so he tricked Alvis by asking him questions until the sun rose, at which time the dwarf was turned into stone.

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