US Popularity:14625
Other Origin(s):German, Norse
Meaning:Elf, magical being; Friend
Elwin is a boy’s name of Old English, Germanic, and Old Norse origins, with meanings like “elf,” “magical being,” and “friend.” The name is a variant of Elvin, Alwin, and Alvin and is sure to be a unique choice in the schoolyard. Ignite baby’s imagination with a definition that denotes magic, adventure, and camaraderie, making Elwin the perfect companion and sidekick in life.

Elwin Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Elwin is currently #4931 on The Bump
Boy:Elwin is currently #2741 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Elwin is currently #14625 in U.S. births
Boy:Elwin is currently #6987 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 1725
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Elwin, February 2019

  • Behind the Name, Alvin, June 2019

  • Behind the Name, Ælfwine, February 2020

  • Name Doctor, Elwin

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