What does Elwin mean?
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 #597 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Prominent alternative forms of Elwin are Alvin (#595 in 2014), Elvin, Elvis and Elwyn. Usage of these boy names reached its peak during the years 1920-1929 (usage of 0.5106%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.081%, down 84.1%), with the versions Alvin, Elvin, Elvis, Elwin and Elwyn becoming somewhat outmoded. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Elwin and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Elwin▼ is alike in pronunciation to Alain, Alin, Allin, Aloin, Aluin, Alwin, Alwine, Alwyn, Aylwin, Eilwyn, Elan, Elian, Elon, Elwynn, Olin▼ and Walwin. Other recommended similar baby names are Edwin▼, Eldin, Eldwin, Elgin, Eljin, Erwin▼ and Ewin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Elwin.