Origin:British
Popularity:687
Meaning:wealthy friend
This name has lots of optimism: who wouldn't want a name that means "wealthy friend?" It's quite the prophecy for baby! This name became popular in honor of St. Edwin, a seventh-century English king. Other famous namesakes include Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin, whose real name is Edwin and who was the second person to walk on the moon, and Edwin Encarnacion of the Cleveland Indians.

Famous Edwins

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Edwin Encarnacion
    Baseball Player
  • Edwin Hodge
    Actor
  • Edwin Land
    Inventor
  • Edwin McCain
    Singer

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Source: Social Security Administration

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