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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DAHR-win

Meaning & History

From a surname that was derived from the Old English given name Deorwine, which meant "dear friend". The surname was borne by the English naturalist Charles Darwin (1809-1882), the man who first proposed the theory of natural selection and subsequently revolutionized biology.