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What does Corwin mean?

Corwin Pronunciation of Corwin [cor-win] as a boys' name is pronounced KOR-wen. It is of Gaelic and Old English origin, and the meaning of Corwin is "from beyond the hill; heart's friend or companion".

Associated with: gaelic, old english, hill (mountain), friend.


Corwin has 4 variants: Corwan, Corwinn, Corwyn and Corwynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Carwin, Conwin, ..

(female) Corcen, Corlan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Corwin Juanpablo (C.J.), ..

How popular is Corwin?

Corwin is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#4728 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Corwin was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #1192 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Corwin is alike in pronunciation to Caerwyn, Caron, Carwyn, Coren, Corin, Corrin, Curran, Kerwin, Kerwinn, Kerwyn, Kirwan, Kirwen, Koren, Korin and Korrin. Other recommended names are Arwin, Berwin, Bordin, Bowin, Cardin, Carlin, Carmin, Coffin, Coldin, Colin, Collin, Colwin, Colwyn, Conlin, Corben, Corbie, Corbin, Corbit, Corbyn, Corie, Cormic, Corney, Corrie, Corvin, Cowan, Crain, Craine, Crayn, Cyran, Darwin, Derwin, Dorrin, Durwin, Erwin, Garwin, Godwin, Gorin, Gorrin, Irwin, Korbin, Lorin, Lorrin, Marwin, Merwin, Morfin, Norvin, Norwin, Norwinn (see Norvin), Norwyn, Orwin, Torin and Torrin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Corwin.

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