Gender: Male Meaning of Erwin: "respected friend" Origin of Erwin: German

Erwin Origin and Meaning

The name Erwin is a boy's name of German origin meaning "respected friend".

One of the many names with a strong "er" sound, like Bertram and Ernest, that was huge in the 1920s and is languishing in style limbo now. One famous bearer is the physicist Erwin Schrödinger, as in Schrödinger's cat.

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Pop Culture References for the name Erwin

Erwyn, Earwyn, Earwin, Earwine

Erwin's International Variations

Ervin (Hungarian)


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