Gender: Male Meaning of Irvin: "handsome, fair of face" Origin of Irvin: Scottish

The name Irvin is a boy's name of Scottish origin meaning "handsome, fair of face". Irvin and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Beautiful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Boy and girl makeover with middles".

From the experts:

Irvin is an Old Man name that has an uncertain future. Losing the final g in Irving makes the name slightly less dated -- but just slightly. There's something about the 'erv' sound that makes Irvin and brothers feel unappealing.

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mom23 Says:


Want to know what other name berries think of Irvin as a middle name. We are considering it for our son to be named Boh. Boh Irvin? It is my grandfathers name.