Origin of the name SELWYN.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name SELWYN.
Anglo-Saxon name meaning "hall friend," from Old English sele
"hall," and wine "beloved, friend." (A Handy Dictionary of Anglo-Saxon Poetry
Based on Groschopp's Grein, Harrison-Baskervill, 1886)
... Selwyn had cried so
hard that his eyes were red; and so was the tip of his nose. The
truth is, that Selwyn had been in great trouble. It was all
because Uncle Richard had come on a visit, and had left his razor open
on his dressing table... (The Children's Friend, Mormon Church,