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What does Derwin mean?

Derwin Pronunciation of Derwin [der-win] as a boys' name is pronounced DER-win. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Derwin is "gifted friend; dear friend". Derwent is a similar-sounding English surname referring to the Derwent River in England.

Associated with: old english, friend, surname, river, england.


Derwin has 8 variants: Darwin, Darwyn, Dervin, Dervon, Derwent, Derwyn, Derwynn and Durwin.

Creative forms:
(male) Deewin, Dewin, ..

(female) Derdan, Derlis, ..

Middle name pairings:
Derwin Baron (D.B.), ..

How popular is Derwin?

Derwin is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#49249 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Derwin entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #712 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Darwin (#877 the previous year), Durwin and Darwyn are the prominent alternative forms of Derwin. These relations of Derwin reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (median #1568) and are now much less popular.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Derwin, Darwin, Darwyn, Durwin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Derwin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Derwin is pronounced similarly to Daran, Daren, Darien, Darin, Darrien, Darrin, Darron, Darryn, Darwon, Daryn, Deron, Derren, Derrian, Derrin, Derron, Doran, Dorian, Dorien, Dorion, Dorran, Dorren, Dorrian, Dorrien, Dorrin and Durwyn. Other recommended names are Bergin, Berwin, Berwyn, Corwin, Darvin, Deakin, Dekwan, Delfin, Dellwin, Delvin, Delwin, Delwyn, Derbie, Deri, Deric, Derik, Derrie, Derril, Destin, Devlin, Dewi, Dewie, Deylin, Durbin, Erwin, Fermin, Garwin, Germin, Jerrin, Kelwin, Kervin, Kerwin, Kerwinn, Kerwyn, Marwin, Medwin, Melwin, Merlin, Mervin, Merwin, Merwinn (see Mervin), Merwyn, Norwin, Perkin, Perrin, Selwin, Sherwin, Terrin, Verlin and Vernin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Derwin.

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