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What does Alwyn mean?

Alwyn \a-lw-yn\ as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the name Alwyn means "elf or magical being, friend". Alwyn is a variant of Alvin (Old English).


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

Alwyn has 9 more related forms via Alvin: Al, Aluino, Alva, Alvan, Alven, Alvie, Alvy, Alvyn and Elvin.


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

Alvin (#595 last year), Elwin, Elwyn, Elvin, Al, Alvie and Alva are the popular varying forms of Alwyn (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000. Usage of these boy names reached its apex during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.5227%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.0579%, down 88.9%), with versions like Alvin, Alvie, Alva, Al and Elvin falling out of fashion. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Alwyn and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Al, Alva, Alvie, Alvin, Elvin, Elwin, Elwyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alwyn is pronounced similarly to Alain, Alan, Alann, Alen, Alin, Allan, Allen, Alleyn, Allin, Allon, Allyn, Alon, Alun, Alwine, Alyn, Eilwyn, Olyn, Walwyn and Welwyn. Other recommended similar baby names are Albyn, Aldwyn, Arwyn and Aswyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alwyn.