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Origin of the name DEORWINE.
Etymology of the name DEORWINE.
Meaning of the baby name DEORWINE.

  

DEORWINE.  Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements deor "deer, wild; violent," or, deore "dear, beloved," and wine "beloved, friend."  Most authors render it "dear friend." (A Handy Poetical Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, Baskervill, 1885)

94.  Deorwine, later Derwine; Searle gives both forms. Hence M.E. Derewyn (1273), and modern Darwin.  It is probable that there is another Darwin, of local origin.  For the ar, cf. A.S. Deorling, modern Darling. (Transactions of the Philological Society, 1906)

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