What does Erin mean?
The name Erin is of Gaelic and Irish origin.
The meaning of Erin is "peace, Ireland".
Erin is used as both a boys and girls name.
It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced E-rin.
The Given Name Erin
Erin is a form of Eirinn
. See Eirinn
for further details.
Erin is good for parents who want a name that is delightful and stylish.
A special name that is sure to be loved.
Solidly popular, this one is a keeper.
Erin falls into the place name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Erin Henderson.
In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 355
in baby name popularity for girls with 920 occurrences. It ranked 2,877
in baby name popularity for boys with 41 occurrences.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 336 in baby name popularity for girls with 969 occurrences. It ranked 2,253 in baby name popularity for boys with 59 occurrences.
View the Erin Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Erin has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Erin to other names.
Erin Related Names
- Erin ~ 3 hurricanes, 2 storms
- Erin Henderson ~ Football Player
Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Erin.
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Erin Name Fun
Would you like to fingerspell the name Erin in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.
Be creative with the name Erin.
Just for fun, see the name Erin in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.
Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Erin in Nautical Flags page.