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Gender: M Meaning of Irwin: "boar friend" Origin of Irwin: English

The name Irwin is a boy's name of English origin meaning "boar friend". Irwin and is often added to lists like Cool Baby Names That Start With I and discussed in our forums with posts like "Release the 20 T.I.G.E.R.S. -- the anti-elimination game! (BOYS)".

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Son of Irving.

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Famous People Named Irwin

Irwin Shaw, American playwright and novelist
Irwin Allen Ginsberg, American poet
Irwin Cotler, Canadian politician, former Minister of Justice
Irwin Allen, American film director, the "Master of Disaster"
Steve Irwin (1962-2006), Australian naturalist and TV personality, "The Crocodile Hunter"
Terri Irwin, American-Australian naturalist and TV personality, widow of "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin and mother of Bindi and Bob
Bindi Sue Irwin, Australian conservationist, actress, dancer, and TV presenter, daughter of the late Steve Irwin
Robert Clarence "Bob" Irwin, Australian TV personality and son of the late Steve Irwin
Robert "Bob" Irwin, father of the late Steve Irwin, and Australian naturalist, animal conservationist, and pioneering herpetologist
Ashton Irwin, drummer in the Australian boy band 5 Seconds Of Summer
Robert Irwin, American artist
Irwin Rose, winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Pop Culture References for the name Irwin

Irwin, character from the "Inheritance Cycle" series
Irwin Idaho, character in video game "The Sims 3: Moonlight Bay"

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