Irvin Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Irvin:
Transferred use of the Scottish surname, which arose from an old parish in Ayrshire and an old parish in Dumfriesshire. The name of the town in Ayrshire is thought to be derived from the name of the river, which is from the Gaelic iar (west) and abhuinn (river). Var: Irvine, Irving.
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