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What does Selwin mean?

Selwin /sel-win/ as a name for boys. Selwin's name origin is Old English, and the meaning of the name Selwin is "manor-friend". Selwin is a variant form, with the suffix -in, of Selwyn (Old English): also a derivation from Silvanus.

Associated with: old english, friend.


Selwin has 3 variants: Selwinn, Selwynn and Selwynne.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Sailwin, Selwinne, ..

(female) Selwinna, Selwinne, ..

How popular is Selwin?

Selwin is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Selwin is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


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

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Selwin and associated names. Selwyn is the only popular variation form of Selwin (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. This form of Selwin was at the height of its popularity 94 years ago. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Alwin, Aylwin, Berwin, Colwin, Delfin, Dellwin, Delvin, Delwin, Delwyn, Derwin, Elwin, Feltin (see Felton), Hedwin, Kellin, Keltin, Kelvin, Kelwin, Kelwinn (see Kelvin), Kelwyn, Kerwin, Medwin, Mellin, Melvin, Melwin, Melwyn, Merwin, Salim, Selden, Seldon, Selig, Selim, Selmo, Sevrin, Sheldin, Sherwin, Slawin (see Slavin), Slim, Sloan, Walwin and Welwyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Selwin.