Tolkien Middle Earth invention, or variation of Erin
"from the island to the west"

Aerin Origin and Meaning

The name Aerin is a girl's name .

In Tolkien's world, the derivation of this airy name is Elvish. Regular folks might consider it an artsier form of Erin, borne by cosmetics heiress and socialite Aerin Lauder.

Aerin Popularity

Famous People Named Aerin

  • Aerin Rebecca Lauder ZinterhoferAmerican cosmetics heiress; daughter of Estee Lauder
  • Aerin Elisabeth Murdoch (b. 2010)daughter of Lachlan Murdoch and TV personality Sarah Murdoch; granddaughter of TV mogul Rupert Murdoch
  • Lily Aerin Savage (b. 2008)daughter of actor Fred Savage

Aerin in Pop Culture

  • Aerin Dragonkiller or Firehair, main character in Robin McKinley's "The Hero and the Crown"
  • Aerincharacter in J.R.R. Tolkien's Legendarium
  • Aerin may also be derived from the Greek root "aerinos" meaning "atmosphere" or "sky"