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Irvin meaning and name origin

Irvin \i-rvin, ir-vin\ as a boy's name has the meaning "high cliff; verdant hill; green, fresh water" and is a variant of Erskine (Scottish, Gaelic): derived from a place in Scotland near Glasgow. Also a variant of Irving (Gaelic): a Scottish surname probably derived from a Celtic river name from Welsh ir, yr afon. See also Earvin.

Irvin has 7 variant forms: Earvin, Ervin, Ervine, Ervyn, Irven, Irvine, Irvyn.

Irvin is also pronounced similarly to Arvin, Arvon, Arvyn and Orvin. Another suggested similar baby name is Irwin.

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Popularity of Irvin

Irvin is a very popular first name for males (#473 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1442 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Top 1000 ranking of Irvin name in U.S.
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