Of unknown origin.

It may be deriving from the Irish Saint Ailbe, also associated with Welsh Saint Eilfw.

Another possible origin is the Norse name Alvis, meaning “all wise”.

Famous bearers are Elvis Presley, Elvis Costello, Elvis Crespo, Elvis Andrus, Elvis Stojko, Elvis Martinez.

Elvis Presley is the most important figure in the American 20th century popular music.

Music experts consider several of his recordings to be the best rock & roll ever recorded.