Home > Kelwyn


What does Kelwyn mean?

Kelwyn Pronunciation of Kelwyn [kel-wyn] as a name for boys is an English name, and the name Kelwyn means "friend of ships". Kelwyn is a version of Kelvin (English).

Associated with: friend.


Kelwyn has 2 variants: Kelwin and Kelwinn.

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

Creative forms:
(male) Kenwyn, Keowyn, ..

(female) Keldy, Kelrin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kelwyn Hussain (K.H.), ..

How popular is Kelwyn?

Kelwyn is a rare first name for men. Kelwyn is an equivalently unique last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Kelvin (#650 via latest list) is the only popular alternative form of Kelwyn (not ranked). Other forms, like Kelwin, are uncommon. Adoption of this relation of Kelwyn was widespread among parents 6 decades ago (usage of 0.1%) and has become much reduced since. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Kelwyn is pronounced similarly to Colwin, Colwyn, Colwynn, Colyn, Kaelan, Kaelin, Kalan, Kalen, Kalin, Kealan, Keallan, Keallin, Kealon, Keelan, Keelin, Keilan, Keillan, Kelan, Kellan, Kellen, Kellin, Kilean, Kilian, Kylan and Kylen. Other recommended names are Ailwyn, Alwyn, Berwyn, Dalwyn, Delwin, Delwyn, Delwynn, Derwyn, Eilwyn, Elwyn, Hedwyn, Kalvyn, Kelby, Kelden, Keldon, Kelly, Kelsy (see Kelsey), Kelten, Keltin, Kelton, Kelvys (see Kelvis), Kervyn, Kerwin, Kerwyn, Kevyn, Klein, Kleon, Medwyn, Melvyn, Melwin, Melwyn, Melwynn, Merwyn, Selwin, Selwyn, Selwynn, Walwyn and Welwyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kelwyn.

See names
in meaning and etymology.