Given Name SWITHIN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History

Meaning & History

From the Old English name Swiðhun or Swiþhun, derived from swiþ "strong" and perhaps hun "bear cub". Saint Swithin was a 9th-century bishop of Winchester.

Categories

animals, baby animals, bears, saints, strength, virtues
VARIANT: Swithun
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Swiðhun (Anglo-Saxon)