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Irven

What does Irven mean?

Irven Pronunciation of Irven [ir-ven] as a boys' name has its root in Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Irven is "green, fresh water". Irven is a version of Irving (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, water.

Variations

Irven has 5 variants: Earvin, Ervin, Irvin, Irvine and Irvyn.

Irven has 2 more related forms via Irving: Erv and Irv.

Creative forms:
(male) Inven, ..

(female) Irvenna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Irven Rhyder (I.R.), ..

How popular is Irven?

Irven is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#95567 out of 150436, Top 64%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Irven entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #1051 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Irven name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Irven are Earvin, Ervin (#1663 from recent data), Irvin (#1486), Irvine and Irving (#1595). These forms of Irven were at the peak of their popularity in the 1910s (average #863) and have become much less conventional since (#1790, 95%), with versions such as Irvin becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Irven, Earvin, Ervin, Irvin, Irvine, Irving in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Irven is alike in pronunciation to Arvin, Arvon, Arvyn, Ervine, Ervyn and Orvin. Other suggested similar names are Alven, Arden, Aren, Arien, Arjen, Arlen, Armen, Arren, Arsen, Beven, Bren, Brien, Bryen, Craven, Daven, Deven, Draven, Elven, Even, Freen, Garven, Gaven, Girven, Haven, Inver, Irwin, Irwyn, Ivan, Ive, Iven, Iver, Ives, Ivon, Jeven, Keven, Marven, Merven, Morven, Neven, Niven, Oren, Orren, Orsen, Raven, Sven, Teven, Treven and Ziven. These names tend to be more commonly used than Irven.

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