Name: Irwin

Origin and Meaning of the Name Irwin

  • Meaning:
    Boar friend
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  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (ER win)
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Miscellaneous Info for Irwin

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Irwin is a variation on the surname Irvine, as descended from one of the Middle English names composed of elements meaning 'wild boar' and 'friend'.

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