Origin of BaldwinMiddle English ; from Old French Baldewin, Baudoïn ; from Middle High German Baldewin, literally , bold friend ; from Old High German bald (akin to Old English beald, bold) + wini, friend a masculine name
Origin of Baldwinafter Col. Loammi Baldwin (1740-1807), Mass. apple grower a moderately tangy, red winter apple
- 1058?-1118; crusader & king of Jerusalem (1100-18)
- Baldwin, James (Arthur) 1924-87; U.S. novelist & essayist
- Baldwin, James Mark 1861-1934; U.S. psychologist & philosopher
- Baldwin, Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley 1867-1947; Brit. statesman: prime minister (1923-24; 1924-29; 1935-37)
A variety of apple having red or red-and-yellow skin and yellowish flesh.
Origin of BaldwinAfter Loammi Baldwin, (1745–1897), American engineer.