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The surname may have two origins:
- from Old English Dēorwine (“a given name”), composed of dēor (“dear”) + wine (“friend”);
- habitational name from Darwen in Lancashire.
The city in Australia is named after Charles Darwin.
- A surname, notably borne by Charles Darwin (1809–1882), British naturalist and founder of the theory of evolution by natural selection.
- a city in Australia, the capital of the Northern Territory
- survival of the fittest
- origin of species
- Charles Darwin on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Charles Darwin
- Darwin (surname) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Darwin (surname)
- Darwin, Australia on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Darwin, Australia
city in Australia
- “Darwin” in Patrick Hanks, ed., (2003), Dictionary of American Family Names (Oxford University Press)