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What does Erskin mean?

Erskin Pronunciation of Erskin [er-skin] as a name for boys. The name Erskin means "high cliff; verdant hill". Erskin is a version of Erskine (Scottish, Gaelic).

Associated with: high (great), hill (mountain).


6 different relations via Erskine: Ervine, Ervyn, Erwin, Erwyn, Erwynn and Irvin.

Creative forms:
(male) Easkin, Elskin, ..

(female) Erskinne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Erskin Axel (E.A.), ..

How popular is Erskin?

Erskin is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#39756 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Erskin (not ranked) are Erskine, Erwin and Irvin (#1486 the previous year). Other forms, like Erwyn, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Erskin was more pronounced a century ago (usage of 0.13%) and is now much less (usage 0.01%, 96%), with forms such as Irvin becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Erskine, Erwin, Irvin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Erskin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aikin, Alstin, Anakin, Ardin, Arlin, Armin, Arrin, Arvin, Aswin, Austin, Bruin, Crain, Crespin, Deakin, Dustin, Earvin, Easton, Edelin, Edin, Edlin, Edvin, Efrain, Ehsan, Eilgin, Eirnin, Eldin, Elkan, Elsdon, Elwin, Eran, Eric, Erikson, Erin, Erki, Erkki (see Eric), Erlie, Erman, Ermin, Ern, Ernan, Ernie, Ernin, Eron, Erric, Ervin, Erving, Erwinn, Eskel, Eskil, Eston, Eusaio (see Eusebius), Eustis, Evelin, Harkin, Hawkin, Hopkin, Husain, Husein, Irwin, Jasin, Jenkin, Joslin, Marsdin, Maslin, Orin, Orsin, Orwin, Osmin, Ossin, Ostin, Osvin, Roslin, Tomkin, Tristin and Urbain. These names tend to be more frequently used than Erskin.

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