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Erin Meaning


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.

Erin Popularity

In the U.S. in 2017, it ranked 407 in baby name popularity for girls with 771 occurrences. It ranked 2,447 in baby name popularity for boys with 52 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 355 in baby name popularity for girls with 925 occurrences. It ranked 2,895 in baby name popularity for boys with 41 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 is a form of Eirinn.

Variants of the name Erin include Aeryn, Aerynn, Arin, Eirinn, Eron, Errin, Eryn, Erynn.

The name Aerenia is a form of Erin.

Famous Erins

  • Erin ~ 3 hurricanes, 2 storms
  • Erin Henderson ~ Football Player

Erin Numerology

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.