Origin of the name EDWIN.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name EDWIN.
Anglicized form of Anglo-Saxon Eadwine
(q.v.). meaning "rich friend." Also spelled Edwyn.
(History of Christian Names,
Yonge, 1884). Usage: America, Australia, Canada, England, Ireland,
Edwin Morgan, a Scottish poet. Edwin Thomas Booth
(d. 1893), was an American actor. Edwin Waterhouse (d. 1917), was an
English accountant and a co-founder of Price Waterhouse.
Edwin Maxwell (d. 1948), was an Irish actor. Edwin Alfred Cross (d.
1924), as a Welsh amateur football player. (Wiki)
them, without one word on his troubles, and by general consent they all
gave themselves up to amuse little Edwin. They raced, they
skipped, they ran on for Edwin to catch them, they were his
horses, his hounds, his elephants or his camels. (The Castle Builders,