Baldwin etymology

Middle English word Baldwin comes from Proto-Germanic *balþaz (Strong, bold.), Proto-Germanic *winiz (Loved one, friend.)

Detailed word origin of Baldwin

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*balþaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Strong, bold.
*winiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Loved one, friend.
*Balþawiniz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) A male given name.
Bealdwine Old English (ang)
Baldwin Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as Baldwin

Descendants of *balþaz
Balduin bald baldeliche baude bawde beald beelden belden bilden bold boldely
Descendants of *winiz
wine