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What does Kelwin mean?

Kelwin /kel-win/ as a boys' name. Kelwin's name origin is English, and Kelwin means "friend of ships". Kelwin is a version of Kelvin (English) with the suffix -win.


Kelwin has 2 variants: Kelwinn and Kelwyn.

Kelwin has 5 more alternative forms via Kelvin: Kellven, Kelvan, Kelven, Kelvon and Kelvyn.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Kelwinna, Keowin, ..

(female) Kelwinna, Kelwinne, ..

How popular is Kelwin?

Kelwin is a rare first name for males. Kelwin is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

The only prominent varying form of Kelwin (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 is Kelvin (#684 in recent rankings). Other variants, like Kelvon, are seldom used. This form of Kelwin reached the apex of its popularity 5 decades ago (usage of 0.1%) and is now much less conventional, with Kelvin falling out of fashion. Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of Kelwin and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kelvin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kelwin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Kelwin is alike in pronunciation to Colin, Collin, Colwin, Colwyn, Cullin, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kealan, Keallan, Keallin, Kealon, Keelan, Keilan, Keillan, Kelan, Kellan, Kellen, Kellin, Kilean, Kilian, Killian, Kylan and Kylen. Other recommended names are Alwin, Aylwin, Berwin, Delfin, Dellwin, Delvin, Delwin, Delwyn, Derwin, Elwin, Feltin (see Felton), Hedwin, Kalvin, Kelbie, Kelden, Keldon, Kelltin, Kelsie, Kelten, Keltin, Kelton, Kelvis, Kentin, Kervin, Kerwin, Kerwinn, Kerwyn, Kevin, Klein, Kleon, Kline, Koltin, Medwin, Mellin, Melvin, Melwin, Melwyn, Merwin, Selwin, Selwinn (see Selwyn), Selwyn, Walwin and Welwyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kelwin.