Ervin Name Meaning & Origin

Ervin

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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).

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Hungarian and Croatian form of Erwin.
Spelling variant of Irving/Irwin.

Famous real-life people named Ervin

Ervin Santana, Dominican MLB starting pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels.
Ervin Drake, American songwriter.
Ervin Johnson, American former professional basketball player.

Ervin in song, story & screen

Ervin Burrell, fictional character played by actor Frankie Faison on TV show The Wire.

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