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Irving Penn is a famous photographer.
-- Elphi  1/2/2006
John Irving, best-seller author was born as John Wallace Blunt, Jr in 1942 but had his name changed to to John Winslow Irving when he was adopted by his stepfather at the age of 6.
-- rainbow_Maya  7/1/2006
Washington Irving was the famous writer who penned such stories as "Rip Van Winkle" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow."
-- Leona  11/5/2006
I like the name Irving. It's classic, has a good meaning (I've read that it means "handsome"), and simple. I'm going to name my son Irving.
-- mymymetrocard  12/7/2007
I love this name for a boy, it sounds really cool. But also when I think of Irving I think of "Irving Baby" because of the movie Breakfast at Tiffany's, and that was a girl.
-- blahthink  1/15/2008
The real name of Avi (a popular children and young adult author) is Edward Irving Wortis.
-- JaneIsNotPlain  5/31/2009
Irving once was a very popular name among American Jews. However, it is rarely used today. I personally don't like this name.
-- bananarama  6/24/2009
The surname Irving derives from a place in Scotland meaning "green water."
-- erb816  11/29/2009
Irving Stone (1903-1989) was an American writer who's known mostly for writing novels based on the lives of famous historical figures.
-- Athena Nike  2/28/2010
Irving Berlin was an American composer and lyricist.
-- Jadeyn  7/7/2011
The name Irving was given to 111 baby boys born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/19/2013

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