What does Elwynn mean?
Elwynn [el-wynn] as a boys' name is of Old English derivation, and the name Elwynn means "elf or magical being, friend; white, fair, blessed, holy". Elwynn is a version of Alvin (Old English). Elwynn is also a variant of Elwyn (Gaelic, Welsh): of uncertain origin.
(male) Cowynn, Dowynn, ..
(female) Eleno, .. Middle name pairings:
Elwynn Dontae (E.D.), ..
How popular is Elwynn?
Elwynn is an unusual first name for males. Elwynn is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Elwynn (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Alvin (#602 from recent data), Elvin (#1364), Elwyn, Elwin and Alwin. Other forms, like Ailwyn, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Elwynn was widespread among parents a century ago (adoption of 0.3%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.03%, 89.8% less), with versions such as Alvin becoming somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Elwynn is alike in pronunciation to Alann, Allyn, Alwine, Alyn, Eilwyn, Elan, Elian, Elon, Elwinn, Elwynne, Olyn, Walwinn, Walwyn, Walwynn, Walwynne and Welwyn. Other recommended names are Aldwinn (see Aldwin), Aldwynn, Alswynn, Aswynn (see Aswin), Berwynn (see Berwyn), Colwynn, Delwynn, Derwynn, Eamann (see Eamon), Eamonn, Eann, Edwyn, Elden▼, Eldon▼, Eldwyn, Eldwynn, Eliana, Elison, Elkana, Ellyson, Elman, Eloy, Elton▼, Elvyn, Elvys, Elwill, Elyas, Elyot, Emlyn, Emlynn, Erwin▼, Erwinn, Erwyn, Erwynn, Eumann, Evyn, Ewy, Ewynn, Eynon, Flann, Flinn, Flynn▲, Garwynn (see Garvin), Gavynn, Gleann (see Glen), Glenn▼, Glynn, Goldwynn (see Goldwin), Gwynn, Marwynn, Melwynn, Norwynn, Orwynn, Oswinn, Oswynn, Owynn, Selwinn (see Selwyn), Selwynn and Unwinn (see Unwin). These names tend to be more frequently used than Elwynn.See names in meaning and etymology.