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Erin meaning and name origin

Erin \e-rin\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Erin), is pronounced AIR-en. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Erin is "Ireland". From Éirinn and Éire. Poetic name for the island used in songs and poems.

Erin has 23 variant forms: Aeran, Aerenne, Aerin, Aerynne, Airin, Aren, Arin, Arinne, Eire, Eirin, Eirinn, Eiryn, Eirynn, Erienne, Erina, Erinn, Erinna, Erinne, Eryn, Erynn, Kerin, Terin and Taryn.

Baby names that sound like Erin are Eirian, Erna, Erwina, Orina, Irine, Irina, Iren, Erene, Erena, Eiren, Arina and Urina.

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Popularity of Erin

Erin is a very popular first name for women (#160 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#57403 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Erin compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Erin only.

Popularity of name Erin
Popularity of Erin