Alva (surname)

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Alva is a surname of Portuguese origin derived from the place of habitation.[1]. The surname also occurs among the Bunt people of Karnataka, India. It is an alternate form of a dynastic title of the Alupa royal family.[2][3]

Notable people[edit]

The following is a list of notable people with last name Alva.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Alva Family History". Oxford University Press. Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press.
  2. ^ Saletore, Bhaskar Anand (1936). Ancient Karnāṭaka, Volume 1. Oriental Book Agency. p. 154.
  3. ^ "Bunts Mathr Sangha". Retrieved 25 August 2016.