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What does Alwyn mean?

Alwyn Pronunciation of Alwyn [al-wyn] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the name Alwyn means "elf or magical being, friend". Alwyn is a variant form of Alvin (Old English).

ASSOCIATED WITH old english, elf, magical, friend


VARIANTS Elwynn, Elwyn, Elwin, Aylwin, Alwynn, Alwin, Aluin, Aloin, Ailwyn

RELATED FORMS VIA ALVIN Al, Aluino, Alva, Alvan, Alven, Alvie, Alvy, Alvyn, Elvin

(male) Atwyn, ..

(female) Alwen, ..

Alwyn Casey (A.C.), ..

How popular is Alwyn?

Alwyn is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Alwyn is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Alvin (#602 LAST YEAR), Elvin (#1364), Alwin, Elwin, Elwyn, Alvy, Al, Alvan, Alven, Alvie and Alva are the popular varying forms of Alwyn (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Alwynn, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Alwyn was common during the years 1910-1919 (USAGE OF 0.34%) and has become significantly diminished since (USAGE 0.03%, 91% LESS), with versions like Alva falling out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Alva, Alvan, Alven, Alvie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alvin, Alvy, Alwin, Elvin, Elwin, Elwyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alwyn is pronounced similarly to Ailean, Ailin, Alen, Allain, Allan, Alleyn, Alleyne, Allin, Allon, Alon, Alun, Alwine, Alyn, Elan, Elian, Elon, Elwinn, Elwynne, Ilan, Ilon, Olen, Olin, Olyn, Walwin and Walwyn. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aaryn, Aeryn, Aidyn, Alban, Albin, Alby, Albyn, Albys, Aldan, Alden, Aldin, Aldwin, Aldwyn, Aldwynn, Alfy, Algy, Aloys, Alpin, Alswynn, Alten, Alton, Alvys, Alwis, Alwyss, Aly, Amyn, Anwyl, Arlyn, Arvyn, Arwin, Arwyn, Aswin, Aswyn, Aswynn (see Aswin), Colwyn, Dalwyn, Delwyn, Edwyn, Eldwyn, Elvyn, Erwyn, Flyn, Glyn, Gwyn, Hywyn, Irwyn, Kelwyn, Melwyn, Selwyn and Unwyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alwyn.

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