Baldwin: baby boy name popularity and meaning


A German name meaning "brave friend," which will really come in handy when there are big gross spiders in the house.


Whatever you do, just don't call him Baldy. After he's a year old, that is.

Famous people named Baldwin:

There aren't many notables yet with Baldwin as a given name, but as a surname it's most widely recognizable from actors the Baldwin brothers: Alec, Stephen, Daniel, and William.

Fun fact:

90s aficionados will recognize "Kind of a Baldwin" as a phrase from the movie Clueless, used to refer to a really handsome guy.

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