Alvin

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English: from an Old English personal name composed of the elements ælf elf, supernatural being + wine friend. The medieval name was not especially common in Britain either before or after the Norman Conquest, but the modern form has recently become fairly popular in the United States. The reasons for this are not entirely clear; association with CALVIN (SEE Calvin) may be a factor, but a more plausible (though less elevated) reason may be that it was the name given to the naughty chipmunk in a popular American television cartoon series of the 1960s.

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  • alvin — alvin …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Alvin — is a common male given first name. It may also refer to any of the following:PlacesThe name of several places: =United States of America= *Alvin, Colorado *Alvin, Georgia *Alvin, Illinois *Alvin, Kentucky *Alvin, Michigan *Alvin, South Carolina… …   Wikipedia

  • Alvin — steht für das U Boot Alvin (DSV 2) den Fahrzeughersteller Alvin (Fahrzeughersteller) die fiktive Musikgruppe Alvin und die Chipmunks eine Variante des Vornamens Albin, Alwin die Orte: Alvin (British Columbia) in Kanada in den Vereinigten Staaten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • alvin — alvin, ine [ alvɛ̃, in ] adj. • 1834; lat. alvinus, de alvus « intestin » ♦ Méd. Rare Qui se rapporte au ventre, aux intestins; qui en provient. Évacuations alvines. ⊗ HOM. Alevin. ● alvin, alvine adjectif (latin alvinus, de alvus, ventre)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Alvin — Alvin, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 316 Housing Units (2000): 115 Land area (2000): 0.795496 sq. miles (2.060326 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.795496 sq. miles (2.060326 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • alvin — ALVÍN, Ă adj. Hipogastric. [< fr. alvin]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  ALVÍN, Ă adj. hipogastric. (< fr. alvin) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • Alvin, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 316 Housing Units (2000): 115 Land area (2000): 0.795496 sq. miles (2.060326 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.795496 sq. miles (2.060326 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Alvin, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 21413 Housing Units (2000): 8442 Land area (2000): 16.434975 sq. miles (42.566387 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.905520 sq. miles (2.345287 sq. km) Total area (2000): 17.340495 sq. miles (44.911674 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • alvin — alvin, ine (al vin, vi n ) adj. Terme de médecine. Qui a rapport au bas ventre. Évacuation alvine. Flux alvin. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Alvinus, de alvus, ventre, radical d alveus, auge (voy. auge) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Alvin Lu — is an Asian American author of fiction and film criticism. He is also the Vice President of Publishing at Viz Media, the major American manga publishing company. His first novel, The Hell Screens, was published by Four Walls Eight Windows in 2000 …   Wikipedia

  • Alvin — (spr. wäng), Louis Joseph, belg. Dichter. geb. 18. März 1806 in Cambrai, gest. 17. Mai 1887 in Brüssel, seit 1845 Mitglied der belgischen Akademie, 1850 Oberbibliothekar an der königlichen Bibliothek daselbst, als welcher er 3 Bände des… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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