Over the past 110 years, 151 020 boys and 21 girls have been named Alvin. The name Alvin ranks 214th in the United States among the most common names for boys. For the first time more than ten times newborns were named Alvin in 1910. The peak of popularity of the name Alvin came in the 1910s and 1920s. You can see absolute numbers and relative numbers on the chart. Indicators per 100K more accurately assess the popularity of the name.