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What does Ailwyn mean?

Ailwyn Pronunciation of Ailwyn [ail-wyn] as a boys' name is an Old English name, and the name Ailwyn means "elf or magical being, friend". Ailwyn is a variant form of Alvin (Old English).

Associated with: old english, elf, magical, friend.


Ailwyn has 9 variants: Aloin, Aluin, Alwin, Alwyn, Alwynn, Aylwin, Elwin, Elwyn and Elwynn.

4 more related forms via Alvin: Alvan, Alven, Alvy and Alvyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Ailan, Ailun, ..

(female) Aillan, Ailna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Ailwyn Vincent (A.V.), ..

How popular is Ailwyn?

Ailwyn is a rare first name for males. Ailwyn is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Ailwyn (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Alvan, Alven, Alvin (#602 from current records), Alvy, Alwin, Elwin and Elwyn. These relations of Ailwyn reached the top of their popularity 95 years ago (average #1213) and are now significantly less widespread (#1800, 91%), with forms such as Elwin becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alvan, Alven, Alvin, Alvy, Alwin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elwin, Elwyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alvin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Ailwyn is alike in pronunciation to Ailean, Ailin, Alain, Alan, Alann, Alen, Alin, Allain, Allan, Allayne, Allen, Alleyn, Allin, Allon, Alon, Alun, Alwine, Eilan, Eilean, Eilian, Eilon, Eilwyn, Olyn, Walwyn and Walwynn. Other suggested similar names are Aaryn, Aeryn, Aicken, Aidyn, Aiken, Ailmer (see Aylmer), Airen, Airyn, Albin, Albyn, Albys, Aldwyn, Aldwynn, Alfy, Allcen, Allson, Aloys, Alpin, Alton, Alvys, Arlan, Arlin, Arllen, Arlyn, Arwyn, Ashlyn, Aswin, Aswyn, Aswynn (see Aswin), Berwyn, Colwyn, Dalwyn, Delwyn, Derwyn, Durwyn, Eirwyn, Erwyn, Godwyn, Hadwyn, Hedwyn, Hywyn, Irwyn, Kelvyn, Kelwyn, Melvyn, Melwyn, Merwyn, Nolyn, Selwyn and Unwyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ailwyn.

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