Meaning and Origin of Irvine - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Irvine

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Sea friend

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Scottish, also common in northern Ireland : habitational name from Irvine in Ayrshire, which is named from a Celtic river, Welsh ir, yr ‘green’, ‘fresh’ + afon ‘water’. There has been much confusion with Irving and Irwin.