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What does Irven mean?

Irven /ir-ven/ as a boys' name. Irven's root is Gaelic, and the meaning of the name Irven is "green, fresh water". Irven is a version of Irving (Gaelic) with the suffix -en.


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

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

Kreatif forms:
(male) Inven, Irvenir, ..

(female) Irveniee, Irvenna, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Irven for boys. 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, 2014)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Irven and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Irven are Earvin, Ervin (#1485 from recent data), Irvin (#1253), Irvine and Irving (#1443). These forms of Irven were at the peak of their popularity in the 1910s (average #863) and have become much less conventional since (#1696, 94%), 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.