Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Alcwin m. Old English ealh, Old High German alah 'sanctuary' + Old English wine, Old High German wini 'friend'.

The name of an 8th C saint.

England
Latin
1189 Ealwine (nom) GASurv p. 105, Eelwinus (nom) ibid. p. 140
Scotland
Latin
782x804 Alcuinus (nom) ESC II
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Alcwin". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Alcwin.