Edwin Family History
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Edwin Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English personal name Edwine, Old English Eadwine, composed of the elements ead ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + wine ‘friend’. Indian (southern states): name in the Christian community. It is only found as a given name in India (from the English personal name), but has come to be used as a family name among South Indian Christians in the U.S.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Eden, Lewin, Irwin, Erwin, Hadwin, Alwin, Edlin, Dain, Elkin, Edin