Origin of the name SWEYN.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name SWEYN.
form of Old Norse Sveinn
(q.v.), meaning "a boy, lad." Also spelled Swayn.
the Dane appears in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle as Sweyn I Forkbeard.
He was a king of Denmark and England. Swayne
(q.v.), and Swain are English
surnames derived from this Old English given name. (History of
Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)