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Irvin

Irvin comes from a surname with a few possible meanings tied to it:

  • it comes from an Irish surname, an anglicized form of Gaelic O’hEireamhoin meaning “descendant of Eireamhan”, the latter a given name of uncertain origin;
  • it may also be derived from Old English given name Eoforwine meaning “boar friend”, made up from Old English elements eofor (boar) and wine (friend, protector, lord);
  •  Irvin could also be a variant of Irving, a Scottish surname meaning “green water”, made up from Welsh ir,yr (green) and afon (water)

Origin: Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Irwin (English)
  • Irving (Scottish, English)
  • Irvine (Scottish, English)
  • Irvine (Scottish, English)
  • Arvin (English)

 

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