Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Alvice f. Old High German adal 'noble' + Old Saxon widu, wido, Old High German witu 'wood'.

Forms are often difficult to distinguish from forms of Alice and Eloise.

1059 Alvis (nom) StVdM-II 689; 1135 Alvide (abl) clairvaux-12thc 7, Alvidis (nom) ibid. 7; 1138x62 Alwidis (nom) ibid. 89; 1138x1162 Alvidis (nom) ibid. 89; 1147 Alvide (abl) ibid. 15, Alvidi (abl) ibid. 15, Alvidis (nom) ibid. 15, Elviz (abl) ibid. 19; 1163 Alvidis (gen) ibid. 99; 1163–64 Alvidis (nom) ibid. 115; 1164 Aalis (nom) ibid. 120, Aalivis (abl) ibid. 120, Alwidis (nom) ibid. 121; 1179 Alvidi (abl) ibid. 181, Alvidis (nom) ibid. 176
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Alvice". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2023, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2023/1/name/Alvice.