Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

From Audoinus, the Latin form of the Germanic names Audowin or Aldwin. Audoin (or Auduin or Alduin) was a 6th-century king of the Lombards.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEadwine, Ealdwine(Anglo-Saxon) Edvin(Danish) Edwin, Ed(Dutch) Alvin, Edwin, Aldous, Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edwyn, Elvin(English) Edvin(Estonian) Edvin(Finnish) Otwin(German) Aldwin, Audowin(Germanic) Edvin(Hungarian) Edvīns(Latvian) Edvinas(Lithuanian) Aldus(Medieval English) Audun, Edvin(Norwegian) Audaweniz(Old Germanic) Auðun(Old Norse) Edvin(Swedish)


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 204.
Entry added December 7, 2022