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Gender male
Name day Poland: 11 March,
France, Germany, United States: 12 October
Meaning rich friend
Other names
Related names Audun, Edvin, Edwina

The name Edwin means "rich friend". It comes from the Old English elements "ead" (rich, blessed) and "wine" (friend).[1] The original Anglo-Saxon form is Eadwine, which is also found for Anglo-Saxon figures.

Edwin may refer to:


Fictional people[edit]

  • Edwin Jarvis, fictional Marvel Comics supporting character
  • Aun (known as Edwin the Old in English), mythical Swedish king
  • Edwin Drood, Main character in The Mystery of Edwin Drood, final unfinished novel of Charles Dickens
  • Edwin, tarantula in One Foot In The Grave episode, The Season Of The Witch

See also[edit]

  • Isiah Edwin Leopold, known as Ed Wynn, 20th-century American comic