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Origin of the name IRVINE.
Etymology of the name IRVINE.
Meaning of the baby name IRVINE.

  

IRVINE.  Transferred use of the Scottish surname, meaning "west river," from Iar avonIrwin is an Irish form.
    Irvine Alan Stewart Laidlaw, Baron Laidlaw, a Scottish businessman and member of the House of Lords.  Irvine Welsh, a Scottish novelist. (Wiki)

IRVINE.  Local:  from the town of Irvine in Ayrshire, which is situate on the river Irvine, originally Iar avon or west river.  The family are descended from William de Irwin, armour bearer to Robert Bruce, who received from that king a grant of the forest of Drum, and his own arms, when Earl of Carrick, viz: "three holly leaves." (Origin and Signification of Scottish Surnames, Sims, 1862).

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