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What does Aldwyn mean?

Aldwyn Pronunciation of Aldwyn [ald-wyn] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the name Aldwyn means "old friend". Aldwyn is a variant form of Alden (Old English). Aldwyn is also a form of Aldwin (Old English).

Associated with: old english, old, friend.


Aldwyn has 11 variants: Aldan, Aldin, Aldwinn, Aldwinne, Aldwynn, Aldwynne, Elden, Eldin, Eldwin, Eldwyn and Eldwynn.

2 more alternative forms via Alden, Aldwin: Alswynn and Alwine.

Creative forms:
(male) Aldnee, Ardwyn, ..

(female) Aldna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aldwyn Lucius (A.L.), ..

How popular is Aldwyn?

Aldwyn is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Aldwyn is an equivalently unusual last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Alden (#720 from current records) and Elden are the popular variation forms of Aldwyn (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Aldwyn was common 105 years ago (average #515) and is somewhat less today (#1360, 37.8% less usage), with the version Elden becoming somewhat outmoded. Alden is the most chic baby name here. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Aldwyn is pronounced similarly to Aldon and Eldon. Other suggested similar names are Aidyn, Ailwyn, Albyn, Aldrin, Alleyn, Allton, Allyn, Alten, Altman, Alton, Alvyn, Alwin, Alwyn, Alwynn, Alyn, Arwyn, Aswyn, Baldwyn (see Baldwin), Edwyn, Elwyn, Gladwyn, Godwyn, Goldwyn, Hadwyn, Hedwyn and Medwyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aldwyn.

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