Unwin Family History
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Unwin Name Meaning
English: from the Old English personal name Hunwine, composed of the elements hun ‘bear cub’ + wine ‘friend’. Later in the Old English or early Middle English period, this name came to be confused with the word unwine ‘enemy’ (from the negative prefix un- + wine ‘friend’), and this is no doubt the source of the surname in some cases.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Edwin, Irwin, Lewin, Alwin, Hain, Erwin, Junkin, Ursin, Sundin, Nein