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Alva, FL -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida
Population (2000): 2182
Housing Units (2000): 1017
Land area (2000): 17.951932 sq. miles (46.495289 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.843396 sq. miles (2.184385 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 18.795328 sq. miles (48.679674 sq. km)
FIPS code: 01125
Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12
Location: 26.710390 N, 81.628648 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 33920
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Alva, OK -- U.S. city in Oklahoma
Population (2000): 5288
Housing Units (2000): 2644
Land area (2000): 2.372792 sq. miles (6.145503 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2.372792 sq. miles (6.145503 sq. km)
FIPS code: 01800
Located within: Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
Location: 36.801931 N, 98.665959 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 73717
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Alva

Alva may refer to:

Alva (1913 automobile)

Alva was a range of cars made by Automobiles Alva, Courbevoie, Seine, France from 1913 to 1923.

Some of the line-up of cars had 4-cylinder engines made by SCAP, while others had engines ranging from 1.5 to 2.2-litre capacity. They were conventional in design, aside from the Perrot 4-wheel brakes introduced in 1921, and some models that had an over head cam engine.

Alva (given name)

Alva is a given name. It is used in Sweden and Norway as a feminine form of the name Alf, meaning " elf." It is also a spelling variant of the Biblical masculine name Alvah, meaning "his highness." Alva is a currently popular name in Sweden, where it was ranked among the ten most popular names given to newborn girls in 2012. Notable people with the name include:

  • Alva Adams (governor) (1850–1922), Governor of Colorado
  • Alva B. Adams (1875–1941), U.S. Senator from Colorado, son of the governor
  • Alva Baptiste, Saint Lucian politician
  • Alva Belmont (1853–1933), American socialite and suffragette
  • Alva Bradley (1884–1953), American businessman and baseball executive
  • Alva Colquhoun (born 1942), Australian swimmer
  • Alva Duer (1904–1987), American college basketball coach
  • Thomas Alva Edison (1847–1931), American inventor and businessman
  • Alva Clark Forney (1871–1956), Lieutenant Governor of South Dakota (1925–1927)
  • Alva L. Hager (1850–1923), three-term U.S. Representative from Iowa
  • Alva Johnston (1888–1950), Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author and biographer
  • Alva Kelley (1918–1999), American collegiate football player and coach
  • Alva Liles (1956–1998), American football player
  • Alva M. Lumpkin (1886–1941), U.S. Senator from South Carolina for less than a month
  • Alva Myrdal (1902–1986), Swedish Nobel Peace Prize winner
  • Alva Noë (born 1964), American philosopher and cognitive scientist
  • Alva Ross (died 2004), Jamaican politician
  • Alva Wong (born 1982), Canadian coach
Alva (surname)

Alva is a surname. It is found among the Catholic community and the Bunt community of coastal Karnataka, India.

Usage examples of "alva".

He'd put the fear of the gods into Alva, or at least done a good job of confusing him, which would serve every bit as well.

I don't know whether Bell got wizards past John and Alva, or whether these are local traitors sneaking out and making trouble now that we've recalled so many garrisons to Ramblerton.

After a sigh and a shrug, Alva went on, "If you knew what they wanted to do, and what they almost did .

He almost knocked Alva over, and had to steady him to keep him from falling.

With the air of a man making a large concession, Alva went on, "Tell me about Bell, then.

Doubting George might have added more to that, but he noticed Major Alva riding by on an ass that looked almost as weary as John the Lister.

From some of the things Alva had said, the wizard believed the gods were a lot less powerful than most people thought.

A solid conservative, George doubted that, but the Thunderer hadn't smitten Alva with any lightning bolts.

Still smiling that unpleasant smile, George said, "I won't sic Major Alva on you if I think you're scheming against me, Brigadier.

John wouldn't have bet that Alva knew the difference between a captain and a brigadier.

For a little while, John the Lister simply watched them, as Major Alva did.

George hadn't seen the like since the last time he'd watched Major Alva incanting.

Major Alva had a habit of staying up very late on nights when he wasn't likely to be needed the next day.

The southron soldiers hadn't panicked till that moment, thinking it an illusion similar to those Alva and their other wizards had also used.

He'd been Lieutenant Alva till a few months before, but he was the most potent southron mage Hesmucet had ever found.