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What does Alwin mean?

Alwin /al-win/ as a boys' name. Alwin's name origin is Old English, and the meaning of Alwin is "elf or magical being, friend". Alwin is a variant form of Alvin (Old English) with the suffix -win.

Associated with: old english, elf, magical, friend


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

Alwin has 9 more relations via Alvin: Al, Aluino, Alva, Alvan, Alven, Alvie, Alvy, Alvyn and Elvin.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Alwinne, Anwin, ..

(female) Alwinne, Alwinnia, ..

How popular is Alwin?

Alwin is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#43708 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Alwin for boys. Alwin entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak position of #1563 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not listed at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alwin name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alwin is alike in pronunciation to Ailean, Ailin, Alain, Alan, Alen, Allain, Allan, Allen, Allon, Aloin, Aluin, Alun, Alwyn, Alwynn, Aylwin, Eilwyn, Elan, Elwin, Elwyn, Elwynn, Ilan, Olen, Olyn, Walwyn and Welwyn. Other recommended names are Aarin, Adin, Adlin, Albain, Alban, Albie, Albin, Albyn, Aldin, Aldis, Aldon, Aldwin, Aldwinn (see Aldwin), Aldwyn, Alfie, Alfio, Algis, Ali, Alia, Alik, Alpin, Alpine, Alstin, Alten, Aluino, Alvan, Alven, Alvie, Alvin, Alvis, Alwis, Anwil, Arrin, Arwin, Ashwin, Aswin, Aswinn (see Aswin), Aswyn, Bowin, Delwin, Edwin, Eldwin, Elgin, Ewin, Flin, Glin, Irwin, Oswin, Owin and Selwin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alwin.