Ervin Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Ervin:
Cognate of the German Erwin, an evolution of the Old High German Herwin (friend of the army), which is a compounding of the elements heri (army) and wine (friend).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Hungarian and Croatian form of Erwin.
Spelling variant of Irving/Irwin.
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Ervin Santana, Dominican MLB starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels.
Ervin Drake, American songwriter.
Ervin Johnson, American former professional basketball player.
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Ervin Burrell, fictional character played by actor Frankie Faison on TV show The Wire.