a female given name, form of .
Historical Examples

Alvira Roberts, hired “girl” and faithful retainer of the Fairchild family.
Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.

For Miss Alvira had made no pretense to God; and, what is infinitely harder, she would make none to the world.
The Seeker Harry Leon Wilson

Alvira received the news with bubbling delight, which showed gaily in her sparkling black eyes and dimpling cheeks.
Heart of the Blue Ridge Waldron Baily

Let me see, Alvira was thirty twenty-one years ago when I was married to your ma.
The Blunders of a Bashful Man Metta Victoria Fuller Victor

He demanded of Alvira that she burn the grease from an old skillet with great care.
Heart of the Blue Ridge Waldron Baily

At the breakfast-table, he spoke sharply to Alvira, as she placed the plate of fried ham and eggs before him.
Heart of the Blue Ridge Waldron Baily

Then, after a word of explanation to Alvira, she set off at a brisk pace over the trail toward Cherry Lane.
Heart of the Blue Ridge Waldron Baily

He would have been glad to do this each day, had not Miss Alvira proved to be lacking in delicacy.
The Seeker Harry Leon Wilson


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