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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Irv

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  1. Initialism of instant runoff voting.

Notable Persons Named Irv

Irv Gotti is a hip hop music and contemporary r&b record producer. He plays Turntablism, DJ mixer, Keyboard instrument, Drum machine, and Sampler (musical instrument). His most notable accomplishments were from 1992 to present. Irv was given the name Irving Domingo Lorenzo, Jr. on June 26th, 1970. Irv is also known as DJ Irv.


Irv Cross is a football player. Irv was born on July 27th, 1939 in Hammond, Indiana.


Irv Kupcinet was an american football player. He was most active from 1935 to 1935. Irv was given the name Irving Kupcinet on July 31st, 1912 in North Lawndale, Chicago. He breathed his last breath on November 10th, 2003.


Irv Weinstein is a television news anchor. His career lasted from 1958 to 1998. Irv was given the name Irwin Weinstein on April 29th, 1930 in Rochester, New York.


Irv Teibel was a field recording sound recordist, graphic designer, photographer, sound recording, and reproduction. Irv was given the name Irving Solomon Teibel on October 9th, 1938 in Buffalo, New York. He passed away on October 28th, 2010.


Irv Novick is a comics creator.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Irv

His military service ended in 1917. Anton was born on September 17th, 1886 in Viljandi County. He breathed his last breath on April 27th, 1919.


Fun Facts about the name Irv

  • How Popular is the name Irv? Irv is the 68,018th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Irv have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14 babies born with the first name Irv in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Irv? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Irv first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Irv is Friday, March 23rd, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Irv born? The highest recorded use of the first name Irv was in 1957 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Irv: Your name in reverse order is Vri. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ivr. How do you pronounce that?

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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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