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Gender: Male Meaning of Selwyn: "sylvan, of the woods" Origin of Selwyn: Latin

Selwyn Origin and Meaning

The name Selwyn is a boy's name of Latin origin meaning "sylvan, of the woods".

Selwyn's not a wynner.

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Pop Culture References for the name Selwyn

Selwynn, Wyn, Selwin

Comments

FantasyandPrayer Says:

2018-04-09T10:20:45

If it's of Welsh origin (follows the grammatical pattern but conflicting reports on origin) then the female would be Selwen- very pretty imo 😊

Ziggy2112 Says:

2016-12-21T21:27:25

What's with the "not a winner" description? I think it's a fine name of Welsh origin.

KatNip Says:

2015-08-23T13:18:27

Actually, Selwyn is a name of English origin, commonly seen used in Wales. It's meaning is along the lines of "friend of the manor" or "friend in the castle."

splendyam Says:

2015-03-18T16:34:07

Could this be used as a girl's name?