"from the island to the west"

Erin Origin and Meaning

The name Erin is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "from the island to the west".
First-wave Irish name and place name—the poetic name for Ireland—now supplanted by newer alternatives such as Maeve and Delaney.
# 520 in the US

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Famous People Named Erin

  • Erin Marie MoranAmerican actress
  • Erin Jill AndrewsAmerican sports reporter for ESPN
  • Erin BrockovichAmerican environmental activist
  • Erin Joyce BradyMiss USA 2013
  • Erin Lynn CummingsAmerican actress
  • Erin Heatherton (born Erin Heather Bubley)American model
  • Erin Zariah SandersAmerican actress
  • Erin Hunterpen name of the authors of the "Warriors" book series
  • Erin Isabelle BurnettAmerican TV journalist
  • Erin Margaret MurphyAmerican actress
  • Erin Jean Maria SpanevelloCanadian model
  • Erin SmithAmerican guitarist of riot grrrl band Bratmobile
  • Erin MorgensternAmerican novelist
  • Erin WayAmerican actress
  • Erin O'ConnorEnglish model
  • Erin Katrina McLeodCanadian soccer player
  • Erin Nicole NaylerNew Zealand football player
  • Erin Helena Maureen AnttilaFinnish singer of group Nylon Beat
  • Erin GruwellAmerican teacher who inspired the film "Freedom Writers"
  • Erin Elise (Bates) Paine3rd child (2nd daughter) of the reality TV show "Bringing Up Bates" family
  • Emily Erin DeschanelAmerican actress
  • Erin Siena Jobs (b. 1995)daughter of Apple co,founder Steve Jobs
  • Erin Marie Kelly (b. 1996)daughter of NFL player Jim Kelly
  • Erin Feherty (b. 1998)daughter of golfer and sportscaster David Feherty
  • Erin Bradshaw (b. 1999)daughter of NFL player Terry Bradshaw
  • Erin Bria "E.B." Wright (b. 1999)daughter of rapper Eazy,E
  • Erin Cho (b. 2011)daughter of Hong Kong actor Raymond Cho
  • Erin Aila Halsey (b. 2015)daughter of athletes Jaime Moore and Steve Halsey; triplet of sisters Eden Rose and Amber Joy
  • Erin CuthbertScottish footballer
  • Erin KellymanEnglish actress
  • Erin Bromage Ph.D.(male) Australian professor of microbiology and immunology

Erin in Pop Culture

  • Erin Reagancharacter on TV’s “Blue Bloods”
  • Erin Waltoncharacter on TV's "The Waltons"
  • Erin Silvercharacter on TV's "90210"
  • Erin Strausscharacter on TV's "Criminal Minds"
  • Erin Batesvampire in the "House of Night" series by P.C. and Kristin Cast
  • Erin Gracecharacter on TV's "The Red Band Society"
  • Erinwerewolf character on TV's "Being Human"
  • Erin Hannoncharacter on TV's "The Office"
  • Erin Forrestercharacter in Melody Carlson's "On The Runway"
  • Erin Kennedycharacter in "The Sims 3" computer game
  • Erinpoetic name for Ireland
  • Erin go braghphrase meaning "Ireland forever"
  • Erin Lindsaycharacter on TV's "Chicago P.D."
  • Erin GilbertFemale Ghostbuster in the 2016 "Ghostbusters" reboot film
  • Erin Quinncharacter in the British sitcom "Derry Girls"
  • Erincharacter in the Rooster Teeth animated series "Camp Camp"

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