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What does Eldwin mean?

Eldwin Pronunciation of 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).

Associated with: old english, old, friend.


Eldwin has 11 variants: Aldan, Aldin, Aldwinn, Aldwinne, Aldwyn, Aldwynn, Aldwynne, Eldin, Eldon, Eldwyn and Eldwynn.

2 more different relations via Alden, Aldwin, Elden: Alwine and Elton.

Creative forms:
(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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alden, Elden, Eldon, Elton in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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