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Irvin meaning and name origin

Irvin \i-rvin, ir-vin\ as a boy's name is pronounced ER-vin. It is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Irvin is "green or fresh water". Also a Scottish place name. Used as given name since the mid-19th century. Composer Irving Berlin; author Irving Stone.

Irvin has 8 variant forms: Earvin, Erv, Ervin, Irv, Irven, Irvine, Irving and Irvyn.

For more information, see also the related name Erskine.

Baby names that sound like Irvin are Arvin and Orvin.

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Popularity of Irvin

Irvin is a very popular first name for men (#473 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#1442 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Irvin
Popularity of Irvin