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What does Eirin mean?

Eirin Pronunciation of Eirin [eirin] as a girls' name. The name Eirin means "Ireland". Eirin is an alternate form of Erin (Irish, Gaelic): from Éirinn and Éire.

Associated with: ireland (gaelic).


Eirin has 18 variants: Aeran, Aerenne, Aerin, Aerynne, Airin, Aren, Arin, Arinne, Aryn, Eireann, Eirinn, Eiryn, Eirynn, Erienne, Erinn, Erinne, Eryn and Erynn.

6 more related forms via Erin: Eire, Erina, Erinna, Kerin, Taryn and Terin.

Creative forms:
(female) Earin, Earrin, ..

(male) Eirint, Eiris, ..

Middle name pairings:
Eirin Liv (E.L.), ..

How popular is Eirin?

Eirin is a rare first name for women. Eirin is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Arin, Aryn, Erin (#337 from current records), Erinn, Eryn (#1709) and Taryn (#1062) are the prominent related forms of Eirin (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Aren, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Eirin was at its most widespread 4 decades ago (usage of 0.9%) and has become significantly reduced since (usage 0.1%, down 92.2%), with forms like Erin becoming less fashionable. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arin, Aryn, Erin, Erinn, Eryn, Taryn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erin outside U.S.

Similar Names

Eirin is alike in pronunciation to Aeron, Aireen, Auron, Eirawen, Eireen, Eiren, Eirene, Eirian, Eirwen, Erene, Euron, Eurwen, Eurwyn, Iren and Irine. Other recommended names are Carin, Corin, Eadin, Edin, Edlin, Edris, Eilin, Eilis, Einin, Eir, Eira, Eirana, Eirena, Eiriol, Eiry, Elain, Elin, Ellin, Eris, Ermin (see Ermine), Etain, Evlin, Farin, Karin, Korin, Lorin, Mairin, Marin and Tarin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Eirin.