Erwin name meaning

✍  Updated on: March 16th, 2023
Gender: Boy
Origin: Old High German, Celtic, Germanic and Old English
Usage: English, German, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Erwin e-rwin
Meaning: Friend of the Sea, Form of Irving, Army, Warrior, Yew and Shrub
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What does Erwin mean?

Erwin's meaning is Friend of the Sea, Form of Irving, Army, Warrior, Yew or Shrub used for both boys and girls that originated from Celtic, Old High German, Germanic and Old English is primarily used in Danish, German, Czech, English, Dutch, Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian.

Erwin is a variant of prevalent and perennial Irving. Irving is version of noteworthy Yves. Irving is form of Erwin in English language. Acclaimed and Conifer Irving notably is used in Scottish and English came from English and Celtic, meaning of Irving is "Yew and Green River".

Used in Danish, German, Czech, English, Dutch, Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian persistent and famous, Erwin customarily aimed at both genders, Erwin means "Friend of the Sea, Form of Irving, Army, Warrior, Yew or Shrub" came from Celtic, Old High German, Germanic and Old English.

Erwin is a formed by widespread ARI and infrequent VIN. Combination of JOR and unconventional VIN resulted in Erwin. Erwin is formed by EIR and creative and adventurous VIN. EIR is variant of Eira.

Erwin is a formed by widespread ARI and infrequent VIN. Combination of JOR and unconventional VIN resulted in Erwin. Erwin is formed by EIR and creative and adventurous VIN.. The name is celebrated on May 19th.

How do I pronounce Erwin?

The two syllabled name Erwin is pronounced, e-rwin. er-win is the different way(s) to pronounce the name.

Variants of Erwin

Herwin, Arwin, Irving, Arvin, Yves, Eireamhon, Adalwin, Vinbjörg, Ebergart, Eirdís, Irwin, Arven, Erouan, Erwan, Irvin, Erwen, Ivo, Alvin

Names that rhyme with Erwin

How popular is the name Erwin?

Erwin is a popular in United States where over 20874 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. At present the moniker is on a rise, in 1901, 512 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 215th position.

In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 500 baby names an astounding 67 times Erwin is a familiar baby name in France, it has been in use since 1900 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

In 1941, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 147 on boy names chart when 67 babies were given the name Erwin. There are over 2735 babies that have been given the name Erwin in France.

Erwin is an uncommon baby name in England and Wales where it has been in use since 2002 and achieved its top ranking of 2857 in 2003. Also, it is uncommon in Belgium, where it has been in use since 1995 and peaked in 1995 when it ranked 593rd.

Over 111 babies in Belgium have been named Erwin. The given name is a rare baby name in Ireland still in use today. However things change on global perspective, Erwin is extremely popular in Germany where every 1 in 500 have the name as well as in, Philippines and Indonesia.

Also the baby name is popular in Austria, Guatemala, Bolivia, Chile and Venezuela. According to our findings, at least 710000 people have been bestowed Erwin around the globe.

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Erwin in Nordic countries

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Here's what numbers has to say about Erwin

You believe in yourself because it's the secret to achieving your aspirations and realize your life goals. When it comes to your career, you are fully dedicated to your job and like to get things done as soon as possible, so you can relax later. No one is as kind these days and has the same heart as you do. People admire you for your honesty but they also fear what you have to say about their life.

Other names similar to Erwin

  •  Erina - Origin of Unwonted Erina is in Celtic and Old Irish, meaning of Erina is "The Irish Woman, Beautiful Lady or From Ireland" which is largely used in Norwegian, Danish and Swedish is used as a baby girl name
  •  Brydie - Originated from Celtic, Offbeat Brydie is particulary used in English and Irish and is used for girls, Brydie means "Power and To Help". Brydie is diminutive of Bridget.
  •  Bradan - Odd boy name Bradan is used predominantly in Irish and English that originated from English and Celtic, meaning of Bradan is "From the Broad Valley or Knowledge"
  •  Conogan - Conogan's meaning is White or Happy or Brave came from Celtic
  •  Mo - Meaning of Mo is Love or Nickname for Name Mohan used for both sexes and of Celtic and Spanish origin is used commonly in Telugu and Tamil
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Sibling Names for Erwin

If you're looking for sibling names to go with the unique and classic name Erwin, you're in luck. We've compiled a list of names that complement Erwin's strong sound and German origin. From traditional options to modern twists, these names are sure to inspire you in your quest for the perfect sibling name pairing.

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Famous people named Erwin

  • Erwin Komenda, Porsche employee
  • Erwin Aders, chief designer for Germany's Henschel & Son
  • Erwin Ratz, Austrian musicologist and music theorist
  • Erwin Finlay-Freundlich, German astronomer, a pupil of Felix Klein
  • Erwin Stresemann, German naturalist and ornithologist
  • Erwin Rohde, was one of the great German classical scholars of the 19th century
  • Erwin Ringel, Austrian psychiatrist and neurologist
  • Erwin Baur, German geneticist and botanist
  • Erwin Neutzsky-Wulff, Danish author and philosopher
  • Erwin Riess, a disabled playwright and dramatist, was
  • Erwin Krüger, He was born in León
  • Erwin von Lahousen, high-ranking Abwehr official during the Second World War
  • Erwin Planck, German politician
  • Erwin Wilhelm Müller, German physicist
  • Erwin Teufel, German politician of the CDU
  • Erwin Keller, field hockey player from Germany
  • Erwin Stein, Austrian musician and writer
  • Erwin Lindner, German entomologist mainly interested in Diptera
  • Erwin Bumke, last president of the Reichsgericht
  • Erwin Straus, German-American phenomenologist and neurologist
  • Erwin von Steinbach, German architect
  • Erwin Knoll, American journalist
  • Erwin Pröll,
  • Erwin Chamberlain, professional ice hockey centre for the Toronto Maple Leafs
  • Erwin J. Haeberle, German social scientist and sexologist
  • Erwin Staudt, former president of VfB Stuttgart
  • Erwin Schärf, Austrian politician
  • Erwin Blask, German athlete
  • Erwin Gillmeister, German athlete
  • Erwin Conradi, was as head of Metro AG one of the most important managers
  • Erwin Hauer, Austrian-born American sculptor
  • Erwin Fues, German theoretical physicist
  • Erwin Axer, Polish theatre director
  • Erwin Resch, former Austrian alpine skier
  • Erwin Payr, Austrian-German surgeon born in Innsbruck
  • Erwin Kempton Mapes, American scholar of Spanish-American literature and Hispanist
  • Erwin Kelm, American businessman born in Minnesota
  • Erwin Franzkowiak, German field hockey player
  • Erwin Dom Osen, Austrian mime artist
  • Erwin Schrott, operatic bass-baritone
  • Erwin Schrödinger, Nobel Prize-winning Austrian physicist
  • Erwin Chargaff, professor of biochemistry at Columbia University medical school
  • Erwin Panofsky, German-Jewish art historian
  • Erwin Neher, German biophysicist
  • Erwin Chemerinsky, American lawyer and scholar known for his studies
  • Erwin Kreyszig, German Canadian applied mathematician and the Professor of Mathematics at Carleton University
  • Erwin Hinckley Barbour, American geologist and paleontologist
  • Erwin Hahn, American physicist
  • Erwin Bünning, German biologist
  • Erwin Raisz, Hungarian-born American cartographer
  • Erwin Rommel, German general and military theorist
  • Erwin von Witzleben, German officer, by 1940
  • Erwin Mortier, Dutch-language Belgian author
  • Erwin Bauer, German Formula One driver
  • Erwin Hillier, German-born cinematographer known for his work
  • Erwin Piscator, German theatre director and producer and, along with Bertolt Brecht
  • Erwin Bälz, German internist, anthropologist
  • Erwin Baker, American motorcycle and automobile racing driver and organizer
  • Erwin Vandenbergh, retired Belgian footballer
  • Erwin Schulhoff, Czech composer and pianist

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