Edwin masc. proper name, from O.E. Ead-wine, lit. "prosperity-friend."

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  • Edwin — ist ein männlicher Name. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens 2 Namenstage 3 Bekannte Namensträger 4 Personen mit dem Nachnamen Edwin …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • EDWIN — saint (585 632) roi de Northumbrie (616 632) Fils de Aelle (Ella) de Deira, roi du Northumberland, saint Edwin (Eadwine, vieil anglais Aeduini) succéda au premier roi, Aethelfrith. Ce dernier était tombé en 616 dans une bataille contre Raedwald,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Edwin — Edwin, 1) König von Northumberland, so v.w. Eadwin. 2) E. der Schöne, Sohn Edmunds I., 955–959 König von England, s.d. (Gesch.) 3) E., König von Schottland, s. Etsin …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Edwin — m English: 19th century revival of an Old English personal name composed of the elements ēad prosperity, riches, fortune + wine friend. It was borne by a 7th century king of Northumbria, who was converted to Christianity by St Paulinus and was… …   First names dictionary

  • Edwin — [ed′win] n. [OE Eadwine < ead (see EDGAR1) + wine, friend < Gmc * weniz < IE base * wen , to strive, desire, love (> WIN(SOME), WISH, L Venus): lit., rich friend] a masculine name: dim. Ed, Eddie; fem. Edwina …   English World dictionary

  • Edwin — /ed win/, n. 1. Also, Eadwine. A.D. 585? 633, king of Northumbria 617 633. 2. a male given name: from Old English words meaning rich, happy and friend. * * * (as used in expressions) Julian Edwin Adderley Aldrin Edwin Eugene Jr. Armstrong Edwin… …   Universalium

  • Edwin — (as used in expressions) Julian Edwin Adderley Aldrin, Edwin Eugene, Jr. Armstrong, Edwin H(oward) Bessey, Charles E(dwin) Birkenhead, Frederick Edwin Smith, 1 conde de Booth, Edwin (Thomas) Church, Frederic Edwin Cohn, Edwin Joseph Hubble, Edwin …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Edwin — (c. 585 633)    Formidable Northumbrian king from 616 to 633; the first ruler of that kingdom to convert to Christianity. A successful warrior, who may have also possessed a substantial fleet, Edwin extended his authority over Britons and Saxons …   Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe

  • Edwin — Infobox Given Name Revised name = Edwin imagesize= caption= pronunciation= gender = meaning = region = origin = related names = footnotes = Edwin may refer to: * Edwin of Northumbria, King of Northumbria and Christian saint * Sir Edwin… …   Wikipedia

  • Edwin — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Du vieil anglais ed, la richesse, et wyn, l ami, Edwin signifie l ami de la fortune ou bien l ami fortuné. C est un nom propre utilisé comme prénom. Il a… …   Wikipédia en Français

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