Gender Masculine

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements eofor "boar" and wine "friend" (a cognate of Eberwin). This name was rarely used after the Norman Conquest.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesErvin(Albanian) Ervin(Croatian) Erwin(Dutch) Ervin(Estonian) Erwin(German) Eberwin, Erwin(Germanic) Ervin(Hungarian) Ervīns(Latvian) Erwin(Polish)


Sources & References

  1. Searle, William George. Onomasticon Anglo-Saxonicum. Cambridge, 1897, page 229.
Entry updated December 7, 2022