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What does Swithin mean?

Swithin Pronunciation of Swithin [swith-in] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Swithin is "quick, strong". Saint Swithin was a ninth-century bishop of winchester in England. It was said that whatever the weather was like on his feast day on July 15, it would remain the same for the next forty days.

Associated with: old english, strong, saint, england.


Swithin has 2 variants: Swithinn and Swithun.

Creative forms:
(male) Swither, Swithon, ..

(female) Swithan, Swithne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Swithin Demetri (S.D.), ..

How popular is Swithin?

Swithin is a rare given name for males. Swithin is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Swithin has not made it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Swithin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Swithin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Feichin, Gethin, Sinjin, Smith, Smithson, Stein, Swain and Swinton. Like Swithin, these names are not frequently used.

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