Boy name origins & meanings
- Old English : Rich friend
Family name origins & meanings
- English : from the Middle English personal name Edwine, Old English Ēadwine, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + wine ‘friend’.
- Indian (southern states) : name in the Christian community. It is only found as a given name in India (from the English personal name), but has come to be used as a family name among South Indian Christians in the U.S.