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


IRWIN.  Finnish.  A form of German Erwin (q.v.), meaning "warrior friend."
    Irwin Goodman (d. 1991), was a Finnish folk and rock singer. (Wiki)

IRWIN.  A contracted form of English Everwin (q.v.), from Anglo-Saxon Eoforwine (q.v.), meaning "wild boar friend."  Also see Ervin, Erwin, Orwin, and Urwin. (Surname Book and Racial History, Gates, 1918).
    Irwin A. Schiff, a prominent figure in the U.S. tax protester movement. (Wiki)

IRWIN.  Transferred use of the Irish surname, form of Scottish Irvine (q.v.), meaning "west river."
    Irwin Donenfeld (d. 2004), was an American comic book publishing executive.  Irwin Shaw (d. 1984), was an American novelist, playwright, screenwriter, and short story writer. (Wiki)

IRWIN.  The Irish form of Scottish Irvine.  The singular Christian name Crinus, which prevails in the family of Irwin of Tanragoe, co. Sligo, is traditionally derived from Krynin Abethnae, the second husband of the mother of Duncan, King of Scotland. (Patronymica Britannica, Lower, 1860)


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