Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old Frankish element aud, Old High German ot meaning "wealth, fortune" combined with wini meaning "friend". This is a cognate of Edwin.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesEadwine(Anglo-Saxon) Edvin(Danish) Edwin, Ed(Dutch) Edwin, Ed, Eddie, Eddy, Edwyn(English) Edvin(Estonian) Edvin(Finnish) Otwin(German) Edvin(Hungarian) Edvīns(Latvian) Edvinas(Lithuanian) Audoin(Lombardic) 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