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  1. Selwynnoun

    transferred back from the surname, in quiet use since the 19th century.

  2. Etymology: form of Silvanus. Also from the given name Selewine, from sel "hall" + wine "friend".


  1. selwyn

    Selwyn is a given name of English origin, derived from the Old English elements "sele" meaning "hall" or "dwelling" and "wynn" meaning "joy" or "bliss". It is typically used as a masculine name.


  1. Selwyn

    Selwyn is an R&B singer from Perth, Western Australia. He was a contestant on the Australian reality series Popstars 2, but did not make it through to the final group lineup. He was re-discovered while working at a shopping centre as a trolley boy. Producer Audius Mtawarira overheard him singing and offered to produce him.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Selwyn is ranked #52482 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Selwyn surname appeared 395 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Selwyn.

    70.8% or 280 total occurrences were White.
    15.9% or 63 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    5% or 20 total occurrences were Asian.
    4.5% or 18 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 8 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.5% or 6 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Selwyn in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Selwyn in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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