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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. EHR-veen(German)
EHR-vin(Dutch)
EHR-vyeen(Polish)

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 Schrödinger (1887-1961), an Austrian physicist who made contributions to quantum theory.