Wo kommt der Name her?
“Elwyn” hat einen gälischen und walisischen Ursprung.
Elwyn – (Irish) Of uncertain origin. In the modern Welsh name the influence of the word (g)wyn ‘white, fair; blessed, holy’ is apparent. However, this is also one of the forms used for the name of a 6th-century Irish saint; it may be no more than a variant of Alan.
The boy’s name Elwyn \e-lw-yn\ is of Gaelic and Welsh origin, and its meaning is “white, fair, holy”. Similar to Elwin, but from a different root. Also possibly a variant of Alan. A form of the name of a sixth-century Irish saint. Elwyn has 1 variant form: Elwynn. For more information, see also related names Elvis, Alvin and Elvin. Baby names that sound like Elwyn are Alwyn, Alyn, Allyn, Alwynn, Alwin, Ailwyn, Elon, Elan, Eljin, Elian, Elwynne, Elwinn, Olyn, Walwyn and Welwyn. Elwyn is a very rare male first name and a very rare surname (source: 1990 U.S. Census). Displayed below is the baby name popularity trend for the boy’s name Elwyn. Compare Elwyn with related baby names.
Fair Brow. Also a Variant of Alvin, Meaning Noble Friend
English: Variant of Alvin: Wise Friend. from the Old English Aetheiwine, and Also Aefwine, Both Meaning Noble Friend. Various Forms of Alvin in Use After the Norman Conquest Became Surnames, and Also First Name.
(Germanic, Old English) elf friend; noble friend
[ syll. e-lwy(n), el-w-yn ] The boy name Elwyn is pronounced EHLWIHN. Elwyn is of Old English and Germanic origin, and it is used largely in the English language.