Given Name ERWIN

GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: ER-veen (German), ER-win (Dutch), ER-vin (Dutch)   [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Germanic name Hariwini, composed of the elements hari "army" and win "friend". It may have merged somewhat with the Germanic name EBURWIN. A notable bearer was Erwin Schrodinger (1887-1961), an Austrian physicist who made contributions to quantum theory.

Categories

Attack on Titan characters, currently out of the US top 1000, Legend of the Galactic Heroes characters, scientists
VARIANTS: Eburwin, Hariwini (Ancient Germanic)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Ervin (Croatian), Ervin (Hungarian), Ervīns (Latvian)