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honeyandmarmitesandwiches Sat 12-Dec-15 13:21:46

Thinking about this for baby due in March, it's a family name. Could be Teddy or Ted as nn. What are your thoughts, is it too old fashioned? Do you know any Edwins?

EssentialHummus Sat 12-Dec-15 13:27:51

I love the name Edwin! It is quite old-fashioned but with a "normal" surname - not double-barrelled, not exotic - will sound just fine. Can't use it here sadly sad

emwithme Sat 12-Dec-15 13:51:56

DH and are are planning on Edwin if we have any boys - it's actually Buzz Aldrin's "real" name (although he has since changed to Buzz legally).

We have a ridiculously boring surname (and a family name in the middle) so it sounds OK.

You could absolutely go for Ted/Teddy as a nn.

Yika Sat 12-Dec-15 13:55:48

I absolutely love it. Does it really need a nickname? It is simple, beautiful and strong in its own right.

OrangeNoodle Sat 12-Dec-15 13:58:29

I know a little Edwin who is three. Lovely name.

celtictoast Sat 12-Dec-15 15:20:14

I like it. It's an underused classic.

Madbengalmum Sat 12-Dec-15 15:25:16

Love it

Sophronia Sat 12-Dec-15 17:43:57

I love it!

honeyandmarmitesandwiches Sat 12-Dec-15 21:22:54

Thank you everyone! It's unanimous smile

Cliffdiver Sat 12-Dec-15 21:29:09

Wow, never heard it before and I love it. Really love it!

<contemplates asking DH to have a vasectomy reversal just so we can have a baby Edwin>

MarieJeanne Sat 12-Dec-15 21:31:09

I like it, but think I prefer Edmund.

YeOldeTrout Sat 12-Dec-15 21:32:16

I don't like it. I do love Edgar. So probably being completely daft. Go for it if you love it.

squoosh Sat 12-Dec-15 22:22:42

My least favourite Ed name.

It's a bit.......drippy.

ECD21156 Mon 14-Dec-15 08:39:42

I love the name, my grandad was called Edwin and if we were having a boy that's what I'd want to call him smile

Jemimapuddleduk Mon 14-Dec-15 08:42:41

Adore this. It was on our list.

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