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What does Irvyn mean?

Irvyn Pronunciation of Irvyn [irvyn] as a boys' name is of Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Irvyn is "green, fresh water". Irvyn is an alternate spelling of Irving (Gaelic).

Associated with: gaelic, water.


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

2 more alternative forms via Irving: Erv and Irv.

Creative forms:
(male) Govyn, Invyn, ..


Middle name pairings:
Irvyn Tre (I.T.), ..

How popular is Irvyn?

Irvyn is an unusual given name for men. Irvyn is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular variation forms of Irvyn (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Earvin, Ervin (#1663 from recent data), Irven, Irvin (#1486), Irvine and Irving (#1595). Usage of these relations of Irvyn was well-received among parents during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.3%) and has become much less since, with versions like Ervin becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Irvyn is pronounced similarly to Arvin, Arvon, Arvyn, Ervine, Ervyn and Orvin. Other suggested similar names are Alvyn, Arlyn, Arwyn, Bryn, Crayn, Davyn, Devyn, Elvyn, Erwyn, Evyn, Frayn, Garvyn, Gavyn, Irwin, Irwyn, Ivan, Iven, Ivon, Kervyn, Kevyn, Marvyn, Mervyn, Morvyn, Murvyn, Norvyn, Tevyn and Trevyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Irvyn.

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