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Erwin Meaning


What does Erwin mean?

The name Erwin is of English origin.

The meaning of Erwin is "sea friend".

It is also of Irish origin, where its meaning is "handsome" and German origin, where its meaning is "honor friend".

Erwin is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Er-win.

The Given Name Erwin

Erwin is quite a fearless name and a welcome find.

Delightful yet appealing, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Erwin is unique yet compelling due to its memorable and valiant nature.

Erwin falls into the water name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Erwin Koeman, Erwin Neher, and Erwin Rommel.

Erwin Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,542 in baby name popularity for boys with 50 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,681 in baby name popularity for boys with 46 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Erwin sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Erwin Name Popularity Page.

Erwin Related Names

Variants of the name Erwin include Ervine.

The names Ervin, Ervins are all forms of Erwin.

Famous Erwins

  • Erwin Koeman ~ Soccer Player
  • Erwin Neher ~ Nobel Prize for Medicine 1991
  • Erwin Rommel ~ Military Leader
  • Erwin Schrodinger ~ Nobel Prize for Physics 1933, Scientist

Erwin Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Erwin.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Erwin Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Erwin in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Erwin.

Just for fun, see the name Erwin 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 Erwin in Nautical Flags page.