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What does Aldwin mean?

Aldwin Pronunciation of Aldwin [ald-win] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Aldwin is "old friend". Variant of Alden.

Associated with: old english, old, friend.


Aldwin has 10 variants: Aldwinn, Aldwinne, Aldwyn, Aldwynne, Alswynn, Elden, Eldin, Eldwin, Eldwyn and Eldwynn.

4 more alternative forms via Alden: Aldan, Aldin, Aldwynn and Alwine.

Creative forms:
(male) Aldwinie, ..

(female) Aldmin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aldwin Irving (A.I.), ..

How popular is Aldwin?

Aldwin is a rare first name for males. Aldwin is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Alden (#720 in recent rankings) and Elden are the popular varying forms of Aldwin (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Aldwin was more pronounced during 1910-1919 (average #515) and is somewhat less today (#1360, 37.8%), with the version Elden becoming less stylish. Alden has historically been the top pick of parents. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alden, Elden in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aldwin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aldwin is alike in pronunciation to Aldon and Eldon. Other suggested similar names are Adin, Adlin, Adrin, Alain, Albain, Albin, Aldis, Aldivin (see Aldous), Aldric, Aldrin, Alin, Allain, Allin, Allton, Aloin, Alpin, Alstin, Alten, Altman, Alton, Aluin, Alvin, Alwin, Alwis, Alwyn, Ardin, Arwin, Ashwin, Aswin, Aydin, Aylwin, Baldwin, Edwin, Elwin, Gladwin, Godwin, Goldwin, Hadwin, Hedwin, Medwin and Slawin (see Slavin). These names tend to be more frequently used than Aldwin.

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