What does Edwin mean?
From êad 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.
Related boy name: Marvin.
Edwin has 1 feminine form: Edwina.Kreatif forms:
(male) Edia, Nowin, ..
(female) Edmin, Edwina, ..
How popular is Edwin?
Edwin is a very prominent first name for men (#134 out of 1220, Top 11%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#27669 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name history of Edwin for boys. Edwin reached its top position of #53 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is currently at #297. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular alternative forms of Edwin (#297 in 2014) rated in the Top 2000 are Ed, Eddie (#590 in 2014), Eddy (#1269), Edvin, Marvin (#492), Ned, Ted, Teddie and Teddy (#1978). These forms of Edwin were at the top of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 (average #542) and have become much less conventional since (#1462, 87.6% less usage), with versions such as Edwin becoming less fashionable.
Edwin▼ is pronounced similarly to Adan▲, Aden▲, Adin, Adon, Aydin▲, Eaden, Eadin, Edan, Eden▲, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edyn, Eidan, Eiden, Idan, Odin▲ and Odon. Other suggested similar names are Adlin, Adrin, Aldwin, Alwin, Arwin, Aswin, Bowin, Edelin, Edik, Edmon, Ednan, Edrian, Edric, Edrik, Edson, Eldin, Eldwin, Eldwyn, Elgin, Eljin, Elvin▼, Elwin▼, Elwinn (see Elvin), Elwyn, Emlin, Eoin, Erin▼, Ermin, Ernin, Ervin▼, Erwin▼, Erwinn, Erwyn, Evin, Ewan, Ewen, Ewin, Ewing, Godwin, Gwin, Hadwin, Hedwin, Irwin▼, Medwin, Orwin, Oswin, Owin and Unwin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Edwin.