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What does Arwyn mean?

Arwyn Pronunciation of Arwyn [ar-wyn] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Arwyn). The meaning of the name Arwyn is "people's friend". Arwyn is an alternate spelling of Arvin (English, Old German) with the suffix -wyn.

Associated with: friend.


Arwyn has 1 variant: Arwin.

Arwyn has 7 more alternative forms via Arvin: Arv, Arvid, Arvie, Arvis, Arvon, Arvy and Arvyn.

Arwyn has 1 feminine form: Arwen.

Creative forms:
(male) Arani, Artwyn, ..

(female) Arwyni, Arwynna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arwyn Bastian (A.B.), ..

How popular is Arwyn?

Arwyn is an uncommon first name for men. Arwyn is also a unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Arwyn (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Arvid, Arvin (#1860 in recent rankings) and Arvis. These relations of Arwyn reached the top of their popularity 9 decades ago and are now much less conventional. Below is a charted study of the statistics of the boy name Arwyn and associated names. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arvid, Arvin, Arvis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arwyn is pronounced similarly to Aarin, Aaron, Aaronn, Aaryn, Aeryn, Ahren, Airen, Aran, Aren, Arian, Aronne, Arrin, Aryon, Ayren, Eirwyn, Erin, Eron, Erron, Erwin, Erwyn, Erwynn, Irwinn, Irwyn, Oron and Orrin. Other suggested similar names are Aidyn, Albyn, Allyn, Alvyn, Alwin, Alwyn, Alyn, Amyn, Anwyl, Arden, Ardin, Ardon, Ardy, Arjen, Arjun, Arlan, Arlen, Arlin, Arly, Arlyn, Arman, Armin, Armon, Arn, Arnan, Arnon, Arny, Arryo, Arsen, Arty, Ary, Arye, Aryo, Aswyn, Aswynn (see Aswin), Bryn, Carwyn, Corwyn, Crayn, Darwyn, Derwyn, Durwyn, Edwyn, Elwyn, Ervyn, Frayn, Garwyn, Kerwyn, Merwyn and Norwyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arwyn.

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