Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Alvaro m. Proto-Germanic *allaz 'all, whole, every' + Old High German wart 'guard, ward'.

Portugal
Latin
1190 Alvari (gen) PHGCRP-I no. 8
Spain
Latin
1074 Alvar (nom) CDSS II, Alvarus (nom) ibid. II; 1124 Alvarez (gen) ibid. III
Catalan
1510 Alvaro valencia1510 3588
Old Spanish
1068 Alvariz (gen) CDSS I, Alvaro (nom) ibid. I; 1225 Abbarez (gen) PHGCRP-I no. 15, Albaro ibid. no. 15, Alvaro ibid. no. 15
Spanish
1334 Aluar deMoxo; 1336 Aluar ibid.; 1567 Albaro SanzSerrano, Alvaro ibid.; 1575 Alvaro Catalogo-5.2 3818; 1576 Alvaro ibid. 4006
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Alvaro". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2019, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2019/1/name/Alvaro.