What does Alwyn mean?
Alwyn /al-wyn/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and the name Alwyn means "elf or magical being, friend". Alwyn is a variant transcription of Alvin (Old English). Allyn is a popular last name.
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)
Alvin (#595 last year), Elwin, Elwyn, Elvin, Al, Alvie and Alva are the popular varying forms of Alwyn (outside Top 1000) rated in the Top 1000. Variants like Aluino are seldom used. 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%, 88.9% less), 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)
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.