Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. EHR-veen(German) EHR-vin(Dutch) EHR-vyeen(Polish)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Derived from the Old German name Hariwini, composed of the elements heri "army" and wini "friend". It may have merged somewhat with the name Eberwin. A notable bearer was Erwin Schrödinger (1887-1961), an Austrian physicist who made contributions to quantum theory.

Related Names

VariantsEberwin, Hariwini(Germanic)
Other Languages & CulturesErvin(Albanian) Eoforwine(Anglo-Saxon) Ervin(Croatian) Ervin(Estonian) Ervin(Hungarian) Ervīns(Latvian)


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Austria: April 25
Austria: May 29
Poland: January 19
Poland: April 16
Poland: April 24
Poland: July 18


Sources & References

  1. Förstemann, Ernst. Altdeutsches Namenbuch. Bonn, 1900, page 783.
Entry updated December 7, 2022