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 EncarnacionBaseball Player
- Edwin HodgeActor
- Edwin LandInventor
- Edwin McCainSinger
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