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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Alvira mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Alvira

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A user from India says the name Alvira is of Islamic / Muslim origin and means "God gifted, speaker of truth, dearly loved".
  2. 2 people from Qatar and the United Arab Emirates agree the name Alvira means "Dearly loved".
  3. A user from the United Kingdom says the name Alvira is of Islamic / Muslim origin and means "God gift".
  4. A user from Washington, U.S. says the name Alvira means "Gift of god".
  5. A submission from India says the name Alvira means "Speaker the truth" and is of Arabic origin.
  6. A user from Australia says the name Alvira is of German origin and means "Noble One. Elf Council. White person in a Black Crowd (metaphoric). Truthful".
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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alvira

Notable Persons With the Last Name Alvira

José María Alvira

José María Alvira was a composer, director, and master of voices. José was born in 1864 in Zaragoza. José is also known as José María. He left this life in 1938.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alvira U.S.
  White 8.46% 64.26%
  African American 1.50% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 89.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alvira

People with the last name Alvira are most frequently Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Alvira

  • How Popular is the name Alvira? Alvira is the 11,416th most popular name of all time. As a last name Alvira was the 31,554th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alvira have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 927 babies born with the first name Alvira in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alvira to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alvira? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Alvira first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alvira is Thursday, September 5th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Alvira born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alvira was in 1920 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Alvira Factoid: According to the 1917 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alvira is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name in 1917.
  • Weird things about the name Alvira: The name spelled backwards is Arivla. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Valira. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alvira? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 733 people with the last name Alvira.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alvira? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Alvira as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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