What does Eldwin mean?
Eldwin [el-d-win] as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Eldwin is "old friend". Eldwin is a version of Alden (Old English): surname used as a given name. Eldwin is also a derivative of Aldwin (Old English). Eldwin is also used as a variation of Elden (Old English).
(male) Eadwin, Eidwin, ..
(female) Eldeil, Eldron, .. Middle name pairings:
Eldwin Orrin (E.O.), ..
How popular is Eldwin?
Eldwin is an uncommon given name for males. Eldwin is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Alden (#720 from recent data), Elton, Elden and Eldon are the popular variation forms of Eldwin (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Aldan, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Eldwin reached its apex 95 years ago (median #382) and is now much lower (#1680, ▼84.2%). Alden is a constant favorite, while forms like Elton have lost favor. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Eldwin is alike in pronunciation to Aldon. Other recommended names are Aldrin, Alwin, Baldwin, Eadin, Eadwinn, Edin, Edlin, Edvin, Edwin▼, Edwyn, Eldis, Eldrid, Elgin, Eljin, Ellton, Eltman, Elvin▼, Elwin▼, Elwinn (see Elvin), Elwyn, Erwin▼, Ewin, Gladwin, Godwin, Goldwin, Hadwin, Hedwin, Medwin and Slawin (see Slavin). These names tend to be more frequently used than Eldwin.See names in meaning and etymology.