Meaning and Origin of: Irwin

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : Sea friend

Family name origins & meanings

  • Northern Irish, Scottish, and English : variant of Irvin.
  • English : from the Middle English personal name Irwyn, Erwyn, or Everwyn, Old English Eoforwine, composed of the elements eofor ‘wild boar’ + wine ‘friend’.
  • From the Welsh personal name Urien (see Uren).

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