Meaning:Bold, brave friend
Give your newest bestie a name that is sure to inspire them! Baldwin is a boy’s name of Germanic origin. Meaning “bold, brave friend,” this moniker is one that will no doubt describe your little one to a tee. This famous surname-turned-first name is most commonly associated with the Baldwin family, comprised of Stephen, Alec, William, and Hailey, among others. Plus, baby will certainly have a never-ending stream of “they’re kind of a Baldwin”—á la Cher from Clueless—follow them wherever they go!

Famous People Named Baldwin

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  • James Baldwin
    Novelist, Playwright
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