Baldwin (name)

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Baldwin
Family name
Region of origin England

The name Baldwin or Balduin is of Anglo-Saxon and Old German origin, from the Old English Bealdwine, or the Old German equivalent Baldavin, meaning "brave, bold friend". Spanish version Balduino, French version Beaudoin, Baudouin, Italian version Baldovino, Dutch version Boudewijn, Icelandic version Baldvin, Esperanto version Balduino. It was frequently used in medieval Britain as a surname.[1]

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  1. ^ "Baldwin at surnamedb.com". Retrieved 2013-10-10.