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Edwin meaning and name origin

Edwin \e-dwin, ed-win\ as a boy's name is pronounced ED-win. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Edwin is "wealthy friend". From ad meaning "riches" and wine meaning "friend". Saint Edwin (seventh century) was king of Northumbria and a martyr. Used occasionally in the 16th century, but modern use is mainly due to a 19th century revival. Astronaut Edwin "Buzz" Aldrin; Attorney General Edwin Meese III.

Edwin has 14 variant forms: Eadwinn, Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edlin, Eduino, Edvin, Edwyn, Ned, Neddie, Neddy, Ted, Teddie and Teddy.

For more information, see also the related name Marvin.

Edwin is also pronounced similarly to Adin, Eadin, Edan, Eden, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edyn and Odin. Other suggested similar baby names are Eldwin, Elwin, Erwin and Ewin.

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Popularity of Edwin

Edwin is a very popular first name for males (#134 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#16556 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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