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What does Sherwyn mean?

Sherwyn Pronunciation of Sherwyn [sher-wyn] as a name for boys has its root in Middle English, and the name Sherwyn means "bright friend". Sherwyn is a version of Sherwin (Middle English).

Associated with: bright, friend.


Sherwyn has 3 variants: Sherwen, Sherwinn and Sherwynne.

1 more relation via Sherwin: Sherwind.

Creative forms:
(male) Sherni, Shewyn, ..

(female) Sherlyn, Sherna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sherwyn Christian (S.C.), ..

How popular is Sherwyn?

Sherwyn is an unusual first name for males. Sherwyn is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Sherwyn (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 is Sherwin. Other forms, like Sherwind, are uncommon. This relation of Sherwyn reached the top of its popularity in the 1930s (#918). (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aeryn, Arwyn, Berlyn, Berwyn, Caerwyn, Carwyn, Chetwyn, Corwyn, Darwyn, Delwyn, Derwyn, Durwyn, Eirwyn, Erwyn, Ethelwyn, Garwyn, Hedwyn, Irwyn, Jermyn, Kelwyn, Kervyn, Kerwyn, Medwyn, Melwyn, Merlyn, Mervyn, Merwyn, Norwyn, Perkyn, Scherman, Selwin, Selwyn, Selwynn, Seweryn, Shawn, Shawnn, Shayn, Shearman, Sheehan, Shelby, Shelden, Sheldin, Sheldon, Shelly, Shelton, Sherard, Sherborn, Sherburn, Sheredan (see Sheridan), Shereef, Sheridan, Sheridon, Sherif, Sherill, Sherman, Shermann (see Sherman), Shermon, Sherrod, Sherwood, Skerry, Sterlyn, Stern, Stetcyn, Stevyn, Terryn, Teryn, Verlyn and Welwyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sherwyn.

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