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What does Eldwyn mean?

Eldwyn Pronunciation of Eldwyn [el-d-wyn] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Eldwyn is "old friend". Eldwyn is an alternate spelling of Alden (Old English). Eldwyn is also a variant of Aldwin (Old English). Eldwyn is also used as a form of Elden (Old English).

Associated with: old english, old, friend.


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

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

Creative forms:
(male) Eudwyn, ..

(female) Eldne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eldwyn Colson (E.C.), ..

How popular is Eldwyn?

Eldwyn is a rare first name for males. Eldwyn is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Eldwyn (not ranked) are Alden (#720 via latest list), Elton, Elden and Eldon. Other forms, like Aldwynne, are uncommon. These relations of Eldwyn reached the apex of their popularity a century ago (usage of 0.1%) and are now much less widespread, with versions like Elton becoming somewhat dated. Alden is the most fashionable baby name among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

Eldwyn is pronounced similarly to Aldon. Other recommended names are Aidyn, Allyn, Alvyn, Alwyn, Aswyn, Baldwyn (see Baldwin), Carwyn, Colwyn, Corwyn, Dalwyn, Eaden, Eadin, Edan, Eddy, Eden, Edlin, Edmon, Ednan, Edson, Edun, Edvin, Edwin, Edwyn, Edyn, Efryn, Eiden, Eilwyn, Eirwyn, Elder, Eldor, Eldous, Eldrid, Elgin, Elian, Eliran, Eljin, Elkan, Ellson, Ellton, Eloy, Elrey, Elsdon, Elson, Elston, Eltman, Elven, Elvern, Elvin, Elvyn, Elvys, Elwin, Elwinn (see Elvin), Elwyn, Elwynn, Emlyn, Ervyn, Erwyn, Evelyn, Ewan, Ewen, Gladwyn, Glyn, Godwyn, Goldwyn, Gwyn, Hadwyn, Hedwyn, Kadyn, Kelwyn, Medwyn, Melwyn, Unwyn, Walwyn and Welwyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Eldwyn.

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