Meaning and name origin
Kelwin \k(e)-lwin, kel-win\ as a boy's name is of English origin, and the meaning of Kelwin is "friend of ships". Kelwin is a variant of Kelvin (English): also possibly a place name referring to a river.
Kelwin is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kelwin and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Kelvin (#684). (2014 statistics).
Kelwin is also pronounced similarly to Colwin, Kaelin, Kalin, Keallin, Keelin, Kelan, Kellan▲, Kellen▲ and Kellin. Other suggested similar baby names are Delwin, Keltin, Kerwin, Klein, Melwin and Selwin. Like Kelwin, these names are not commonly used.