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


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, Scotland, Wales.
    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)

    Frank joined 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, Yonge, 1868)


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