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Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and wine "friend". This name became rare after the Norman conquest. Saint Æðelwine was a 7th-century bishop of Lindsey, England.
VariantÆthelwine
Other Languages & CulturesAdalwin, Alwin Ancient Germanic Alwin Dutch Alvin, Elvin English Alwin German
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Entry updated December 3, 2014   Contribute