US Popularity:11599
Other Origin(s):British, Dutch, Sanskrit, Thai
Meaning:Ash friend or spear friend; Friend of God; Possessed of horses; Knight, cavalier
Aswin is a masculine Dutch name that can derive from languages across the globe. Most popularly associated with the Old High German and Old English Answin and Ascwin, Aswin means “ash friend,” “spear friend,” or “friend of God.” Possibly inspired by Sanskrit ashvin, Aswin relates to the Hindu gods Ashvins—twin brothers representing cosmic dualities like healing and destruction, and light and dark. Meaning “possessed of horses,” Aswin suits the animal-loving tot destined to forge a bond with horses someday. Also of Thai inspiration, Aswin may be a form of Atsawin, meaning “knight” or “cavalier” for your little hero ready to embark on life’s Great Quest. With so many origins and meanings to explore, baby Aswin will have no problem finding their home in the world.

Aswin Name Popularity Data

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Overall:Aswin is currently #4842 on The Bump
Boy:Aswin is currently #2698 on The Bump Boy Names

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  • Name Doctor, Aswin

  • Behind the Name, Aswin, December 2020

  • Behind the Name, Ashwin, December 2017

  • Behind the Name, Atsawin, August 2020

  • Behind the Name, Answin, July 2007

  • Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Ascwin m., 2023

  • World History Encyclopedia, Ashvins, June 2016

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