Erwin

♂ Name Erwin – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Erwin

Erwin is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Erwin

Erwin is considered a modern variant of the given name Herwin, which is of Old High German origin. Erwin is as well considered a derivation of the Old High German name Eberwin.

Meaning of Erwin

Erwin means “friend of the army” (from Old High German “heri” = warrior/army + “wini” = friend) and “friend of the wild boar” or “a friend as strong as a wild boar” (from Old High German “ebur” = wild boar + “wini” = friend). The first name element is as well derived from Proto-Germanic “aria” meaning “noble” or “êra” meaning “glory”.

Pronunciation of Erwin

Alternate spelling of Erwin

Ervin

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Name Statistic: Erwin is ranked #5593 overall ↓ -78

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  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 3349 ↑↑ 1027
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3821 ↑ 33
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  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 6213 ↓↓ -434
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8965 ↑↑ 297
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  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 8460 ↓↓ -102
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 2292 ↑↑ 598
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 5193 ↓ -52
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