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What does Edvin mean?

Edvin Pronunciation of Edvin [ed-vin] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the name Edvin means "wealthy friend". Edvin is an alternate form of Edwin (Old English).

Associated with: old english, wealthy, friend.


7 related forms via Edwin: Eadwinn, Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edlin, Eduino and Edwyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Edivin, Edvins, ..

(female) Edvan, Edvini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edvin Renzo (E.R.), ..

How popular is Edvin?

Edvin is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Edvin is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Edvin reached its apex rank of #19 in Sweden in the year 2010, and is at #25 currently. (Top 100 Names, 2014)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Edvin are Edwin (#311 in 2015), Eddie (#668), Eddy (#1433) and Ed. Other forms, like Edlin, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Edvin was at its apex 125 years ago (average #729) and has become significantly less since (#1282, 88% less usage), with forms like Ed becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edwin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Edvin, Eddie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adin, Adlin, Adrin, Alvin, Arvin, Bevin, Davin, Devin, Eadin, Earvin, Edan, Edelin, Eden, Edik, Edin, Edmon, Ednan, Edon, Edrian, Edric, Edrik, Edson, Edun, Edyn, Eldin, Eldwin, Elgin, Eljin, Elven, Elvin, Elvio, Elvis, Elvyn, Elwin, Emlin, Eoin, Erin, Ermin, Ernin, Ervin, Ervine, Erving, Ervyn, Erwin, Evan, Even, Evian, Evin, Evion, Evyn, Ewin, Gavin, Havin, Irvin, Jevin, Jovin, Kevin, Levin, Medvin, Nevin, Odin, Orvin, Osvin, Savin, Tavin and Tevin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Edvin.

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