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What does Edwyn mean?

Edwyn Pronunciation of Edwyn [ed-wyn] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Edwyn is "wealthy friend". Edwyn is a version of Edwin (Old English).

Associated with: old english, wealthy, friend.


Edwyn has 1 variant: Eadwinn.

6 more alternative forms via Edwin: Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edlin, Eduino and Edvin.

Creative forms:
(male) Ednio, ..

(female) Edwynd, ..

Middle name pairings:
Edwyn Morgan (E.M.), ..

How popular is Edwyn?

Edwyn is a rare first name for men. Edwyn is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Edwin (#311 a year ago), Eddie (#668), Eddy (#1433), Ed and Edvin are the prominent related forms of Edwyn (not ranked). Usage of these relations of Edwyn was widespread during the years 1890-1899 (median #729) and is now much diminished (#1282, down 87.9%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Edwyn is alike in pronunciation to Adan, Aden, Adin, Adon, Aidyn, Eaden, Eadin, Edan, Eden, Edin, Edon, Edun, Edyn, Eidan, Eiden, Idan, Odin, Odon and Udayan. Other suggested similar names are Aldwyn, Alwyn, Arwyn, Aswyn, Edmon, Ednan, Edson, Efryn, Eilwyn, Eirwyn, Eldwin, Eldwyn, Eldwynn, Elvyn, Elwin, Elwyn, Elwynn, Emlyn, Ervyn, Erwin, Erwyn, Erwynn, Evyn, Ewan, Ewen, Ewin, Ewy, Ewynn, Godwyn, Gwyn, Hadwyn, Hedwyn, Hywyn, Irwyn, Medwyn, Oswyn and Unwyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Edwyn.

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