Origin:British
Popularity:711
Meaning:wealthy friend
The name Edwin is full of optimism. Deriving from Old English words that mean “rich,” “wealthy,” and “friend,” Edwin is quite the prophecy for baby. After all, who wouldn't want a name that means "wealthy friend?" Edwin first became popular as a boy’s name in honor of St. Edwin, a seventh-century Northumbrian king, and has remained fashionable throughout history. Today, Edwin has a retro feel that makes it even more of a windfall.

Famous People Named Edwin

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  • 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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