Scottish variation of Irving; Hungarian variation of Erwin
"respected friend"

Ervin Origin and Meaning

The name Ervin is a boy's name of Scottish, Hungarian origin.

An old-school great-grandpa name, like Irving and Ernest, that may just be ready for revival. It's also a well-known name in Hungary and elsewhere in central and eastern Europe. As a surname, it's associated with jazz sax player Booker Ervin.

# 983 in the US

Ervin Rank in US Top 1000

Ervin Popularity

Famous People Named Ervin

  • Ervin DrakeAmerican songwriter
  • Johan Ramon "Ervin" SantanaDominican baseball pitcher
  • Ervin BulkuAlbanian footballer
  • Ervin ZukanovićBosnian footballer
  • Ervin SkelaAlbanian footballer
  • Ervin LászlóHungarian physicist
  • Ervin MartonHungarian artist
  • Ervin NyiregyháziHungarian,American pianist

Ervin in Pop Culture

  • Ervin Burrellcharacter on TV's "The Wire"