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What does Selwynne mean?

Selwynne Pronunciation of Selwynne [sel-wynne] as a name for boys is of Old English origin, and Selwynne means "manor-friend". Selwynne is a variant form of Selwyn (Old English): also a derivation from Silvanus.

Associated with: old english, friend.


Selwynne has 3 variants: Selwin, Selwinn and Selwynn.

Creative forms:
(male) Selney, Selwynney, ..

(female) Selwyndin, Selwyndy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Selwynne Mikhail (S.M.), ..

How popular is Selwynne?

Selwynne is an unusual first name for males. Selwynne is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent alternative form of Selwynne (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 is Selwyn. Adoption of this relation of Selwynne was at its peak a century ago (#1781). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aldwinne, Aldwynne, Allayne, Alleyne, Alwine, Alwynn, Beldene (see Belden), Belldene (see Belden), Benne, Berwynn (see Berwyn), Berwynne, Blayne, Colwynn, Dekwohnne, Delaine, Delane, Delwyn, Delwynn, Dequanne, Derwynn, Dewayne, Elwynn, Elwynne, Ethelwynne, Gladwynne, Goodwynne (see Godwin), Hadwynne (see Hadwin), Hedwynn (see Heddwyn), Kelwinn (see Kelvin), Kelwyn, Keyne, Lewayne, Melwyn, Melwynn, Renne, Salomone, Seann, Seelye, Selby, Selden, Seldon, Selestine, Sellden (see Seldon), Sennet, Severne, Shavonne, Shawnee, Shawnie, Shawnn, Shayanne, Shayne, Sherwinn (see Sherwin), Sherwyn, Sherwynne (see Sherwin), Slayde, Sloane, Swaine, Swayne, Walwynn (see Walwyn), Walwynne (see Walwyn), Welborne, Welwyn and Wynne. These names tend to be more frequently used than Selwynne.

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