PRONOUNCED: ER-veen (German), ER-win (Dutch), ER-vin (Dutch) [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from the Germanic
, 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.
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