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Boy Name: Selwyn

Name: Selwyn
Pronunciation: \s(e)-lw-yn\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: manor-friend
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Slawin, Sloan
Variant forms: Selwin, Selwinn, Selwynn, Selwynne

Description

Selwyn \s(e)-lw-yn\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Selwyn is "manor-friend". Also a derivation from Silvanus. Mostly 19th-century use.

Selwyn has 4 variant forms: Selwin, Selwinn, Selwynn and Selwynne.

Baby names that sound like Selwyn are Slawin and Sloan.

Popularity

Selwyn is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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