What does Win mean?
Win [win] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Win) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Win is "elf or magical being, friend; joyful stone". Win is an alternate form of Elwin (Old English): version of Elvin. Win is also a variation of Winston (Old English): from Wynnstan. Win is also used as a variation of Wynn (Old English).
1 more relation via Elwin, Winston, Wynn: Elvin▼.Creative forms:
(male) Waun, Wean, ..
(female) Wini, Wino, .. Middle name pairings:
Win Graham (W.G.), ..
How popular is Win?
Win is a rare given name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#23237 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Win (unlisted) appearing in the Top 2000 are Elvin (#1364 in recent rankings), Elwin, Winston (#524) and Wynn. These relations of Win were favored in the 1910s (average #816) and are somewhat less common today, with forms such as Elvin becoming less fashionable. Winston has been the most prominent. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Win is pronounced similarly to Ean▲, Eann, Eian, Eion, Enne, Eoin, Eon, Euan, Euen, Ewan, Ewen, Ewin, Iain, Ian▲, Ion, Iwan, Juan, Owain, Owen▲, Owin, Wain, Wayn, Wayne▼, Wyn and Yann. Other recommended names are Fin, Lin, Vin, Wil and Wim. These names tend to be more frequently used than Win.See names in meaning and etymology.