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Ervin

First Name
38k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
26k
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ervin mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Ervin

"Ervin" is a name of English origin, and it means "Person from Irvine, Scotland". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Ervin

Ervin Randle is an athlete. Ervin was born on October 12th, 1962.

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Ervin Burrell is a fictional character.

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Ervin Santana is a baseball player for the Minnesota Twins. Ervin was born on December 12th, 1982 in La Romana, Dominican Republic.

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Ervin Zukanović is a soccer player for the A.S. Roma, FK Željezničar Sarajevo, SC Austria Lustenau, FK Velež Mostar, KFC Uerdingen 05, F.C. Verbroedering Dender Eendracht Hekelgem, K.A.S. Eupen, K.V. Kortrijk, K.A.A. Gent, A.C. Chievo Verona, U.C. Sampdoria, Bosnia, and Herzegovina national footba. Ervin was born on February 11th, 1987 in Sarajevo.

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Ervin Johnson is a basketball player for the Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, Denver Nuggets, and Minnesota Timberwolves. He was most active from 1993 to 2006. Ervin was born on December 21st, 1967 in New Orleans.

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Don Carlos is a reggae musician. He was most prominent from 1972 to present. Don was given the name Ervin Spencer on June 29th, 1952. Don is also known as Don McCarlos.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Ervin

Amazon was given the name William Ervin on February 23rd, 1979 in Turlock, California.

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Anthony Ervin is a swimmer. Anthony was born on May 26th, 1981 in Valencia, Santa Clarita, California.

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He was most active from 1954 to 1974. Sam was born on September 27th, 1896 in Morganton, North Carolina. He breathed his last breath on April 23rd, 1985.

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Booker Ervin was a hard bop musician. He plays Tenor saxophone. Booker was born on October 31st, 1930 in Denison, Texas. He breathed his last breath on July 31st, 1970.

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Tyler Ervin is a football player. Tyler was born in San Bernardino, California.

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Mallory Ervin is an entertainer, former beauty pageant titleholder, entertainment, beauty pageant, and entertainerand formerbeauty pageanttitleholder. She holds the title Miss Heartland 2007, Miss Berea Area 2008, Miss Congeniality 2009, Miss Bowling Green 2009, Miss Kentucky 2009, and Miss Kentucky2009. She has been prominent since 2005. Mallory was given the name Mallory Christina Ervin on October 26th, 1985 in Henderson, Kentucky.

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How popular is the baby name Ervin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 30 0 30
1881 32 0 32
1882 44 0 44
1883 46 0 46
1884 51 0 51
1885 35 0 35
1886 32 0 32
1887 35 0 35
1888 54 0 54
1889 52 0 52
1890 43 0 43
1891 35 0 35
1892 52 0 52
1893 42 0 42
1894 56 0 56
1895 51 0 51
1896 55 0 55
1897 55 0 55
1898 68 0 68
1899 53 0 53
1900 88 0 88
1901 63 0 63
1902 76 0 76
1903 58 0 58
1904 81 0 81
1905 112 0 112
1906 101 0 101
1907 116 0 116
1908 97 0 97
1909 103 0 103
1910 131 0 131
1911 144 0 144
1912 294 0 294
1913 347 0 347
1914 499 5 494
1915 582 0 582
1916 699 7 692
1917 718 0 718
1918 812 6 806
1919 803 0 803
1920 852 9 843
1921 865 6 859
1922 791 0 791
1923 794 6 788
1924 729 0 729
1925 742 5 737
1926 775 8 767
1927 772 9 763
1928 672 0 672
1929 644 0 644
1930 631 6 625
1931 569 0 569
1932 551 0 551
1933 465 0 465
1934 541 5 536
1935 498 0 498
1936 483 0 483
1937 429 7 422
1938 488 0 488
1939 431 0 431
1940 417 0 417
1941 450 0 450
1942 491 0 491
1943 484 0 484
1944 424 5 419
1945 422 5 417
1946 429 7 422
1947 490 0 490
1948 485 5 480
1949 453 0 453
1950 423 0 423
1951 465 0 465
1952 430 0 430
1953 463 8 455
1954 448 0 448
1955 422 0 422
1956 431 0 431
1957 419 0 419
1958 377 0 377
1959 415 0 415
1960 335 0 335
1961 328 0 328
1962 331 7 324
1963 308 0 308
1964 255 0 255
1965 297 0 297
1966 247 0 247
1967 231 0 231
1968 219 0 219
1969 215 0 215
1970 206 0 206
1971 219 0 219
1972 222 0 222
1973 175 0 175
1974 180 0 180
1975 156 0 156
1976 145 0 145
1977 150 0 150
1978 158 0 158
1979 171 6 165
1980 173 0 173
1981 184 6 178
1982 165 0 165
1983 154 0 154
1984 157 0 157
1985 133 0 133
1986 141 0 141
1987 161 0 161
1988 200 5 195
1989 158 0 158
1990 164 5 159
1991 164 0 164
1992 207 0 207
1993 169 0 169
1994 137 0 137
1995 143 0 143
1996 147 0 147
1997 140 0 140
1998 112 0 112
1999 113 0 113
2000 124 0 124
2001 129 0 129
2002 135 0 135
2003 161 0 161
2004 111 0 111
2005 130 0 130
2006 139 0 139
2007 140 0 140
2008 135 0 135
2009 128 0 128
2010 107 0 107
2011 112 0 112
2012 107 0 107
2013 124 0 124
2014 109 0 109
2015 94 0 94
2016 86 0 86

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Popularity of Ervin as a first name

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Popularity of Ervin as a last name

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Common last names for Ervin

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Williams
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Anderson
  • Thompson
  • Thomas
  • Schmidt
  • Taylor
  • Schultz
  • Hill
  • Jackson
  • Harris
  • Wilson
  • Clark

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ervin U.S.
  White 58.27% 64.26%
  African American 35.60% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.56% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.61% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.45% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ervin

People with the last name Ervin are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Ervin

  • How Popular is the name Ervin? Ervin is the 1,175th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ervin was the 1,377th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ervin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 38,146 babies born with the first name Ervin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ervin to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ervin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 30 new born babies.
  • When was Ervin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ervin is Friday, July 28th, 1865.
  • What year had the most people named Ervin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ervin was in 1921 with a total of 859 babies.
  • Random Ervin Factoid: According to the 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ervin ranks 58th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 114 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Ervin: Your name in reverse order is Nivre. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nveri. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ervin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 25,698 people with the last name Ervin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ervin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 9 of them will have Ervin as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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