What does Elwin mean?
(male) Eilwin, Eliwin, ..
(female) Elwina, Elwinne, .. Middle name pairings:
Elwin Mitchell (E.M.), ..
How popular is Elwin?
Elwin is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#73659 out of 150436, Top 49%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Elwin for boys. Elwin reached its top rank of #534 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Elwin are Alvin (#602 in 2015), Elven, Elvin (#1364), Elvis (#1081), Elwyn and Wynn. Other variants, like Elwinn, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Elwin reached its peak 95 years ago (usage of 0.3%) and is now significantly reduced.
Elwin▼ is alike in pronunciation to Ailwyn, Alain, Alan▼, Alin, Allain, Allen▼, Allyn, Aluin, Alwin, Alwynn, Alyn, Aylwin, Eilean, Eilian, Eilon, Eilwyn, Elan, Elon, Elwynn, Ilan, Ilon, Olen▼, Walwin, Walwinn and Welwyn. Other recommended names are Albin▼, Aldwin, Alpin, Arwin, Bowin, Delwin, Eadin, Edlin, Edvin, Edwin▼, Edwyn, Elden▼, Eldin, Eldis, Eldwin, Eldwyn, Elgin, Elie, Elis, Eliu, Eljin, Elkan, Ellis, Elman, Eloi, Elois, Elson, Elton▼, Elvio, Elwill, Emlin, Eoin, Erin▼, Ermin, Ernin, Ervin▼, Erwin▼, Erwinn, Erwyn, Evin, Ewan, Ewin, Ewing, Glin, Gwin, Orwin, Oswin, Selwin, Slawin (see Slavin) and Unwin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elwin.See names in meaning and etymology.