Name: Edwin

Origin and Meaning of the Name Edwin

  • Meaning:
    Rich friend
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (ED win)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Edwin)
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Miscellaneous Info for Edwin

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Saint Edwin was the first Christian king of Northumbria and a martyr. The name was also born by astronomer Edwin Hubble, and is the real first name of astronaut Buzz Aldrin.

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Popularity Rank of Edwin (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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