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Baldwin Family History

Baldwin Name Meaning
English: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’ + wine ‘friend’, which was extremely popular among the Normans and in Flanders in the early Middle Ages. It was the personal name of the Crusader who in 1100 became the first Christian king of Jerusalem, and of four more Crusader kings of Jerusalem. It was also borne by Baldwin, Count of Flanders (1172–1205), leader of the Fourth Crusade, who became first Latin Emperor of Constantinople (1204). As an American surname it has absorbed Dutch spellings such as Boudewijn. HH, RW, DEB.Irish: surname adopted in Donegal by bearers of the Gaelic name Ó Maolagáin (see Milligan), due to association of Gaelic maol ‘bald’, ‘hairless’ with English bald.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Name Distribution of Baldwin Families

  • Number of Baldwin families
     721 - 1,439
     241 - 720
     1 - 240
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Baldwin families
     1,238 - 2,474
     413 - 1,237
     1 - 412
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Baldwin families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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