What does Irvin mean?
Irvin [irvin] as a boys' name is a Gaelic name, and Irvin means "high cliff; verdant hill; green, fresh water". Irvin is a version of Erskine (Scottish, Gaelic). Irvin is also a form of Irving (Gaelic). See also Earvin.
(male) Invin, Iravin, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Irvin Carlos (I.C.), ..
How popular is Irvin?
Irvin is a very popular first name for men (#473 out of 1220, Top 39%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#1583 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Irvin reached its peak position of #172 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is currently at #1486. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Irvin (#1486 via latest list) are Earvin, Erskine, Ervin (#1663 via latest list), Erwin, Irven, Irvine and Irving (#1595). Adoption of these relations of Irvin was well-received among parents in the 1910s (usage of 0.37%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.02%, down 95.7%), with versions such as Erwin becoming less fashionable.
Irvin▼ is alike in pronunciation to Arvin, Arvon, Arvyn and Orvin. Other suggested similar names are Alvin▼, Ardin, Arin, Arlin, Armin, Arrin, Arwin, Bevin, Brain, Bruin, Corvin, Crain, Darvin, Davin, Dervin, Devin▼, Edvin, Elvin▼, Erin▼, Ermin, Ernin, Evin, Garvin, Gavin, Girvin, Havin, Iain, Irwin▼, Irwinn (see Irwin), Irwyn, Ivan▲, Iven, Ivon, Jevin, Jovin, Kervin, Kevin▼, Levin, Marvin▼, Mervin▼, Murvin, Nevin, Norvin, Orin, Orlin, Orrin, Orsin, Orwin, Osvin, Savin, Tavin, Tevin▼ and Trevin▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Irvin.See names in meaning and etymology.