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

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Origin and Meaning of Ivin

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  • A submission from Tanzania says the name Ivin means "Helping" and is of African origin.
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From Middle Breton euin, from Old Breton eguin, from Proto-Celtic *angʷīnā (compare Cornish ewyn, Welsh ewin, Irish ionga), from Proto-Italo-Celtic *h₃ngʷʰi-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃nogʰ- (“nail”), *h₃nogʷʰ- (compare Latin unguis).

  1. (anatomy) fingernail
  2. claw

Notable Persons Named Ivin

Ivin Ruka is an athlete for the X-Beam F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ivin

Daniel Ivin is a writer. Daniel was given the name Danko Goldstein on April 16th, 1932 in Karlovac.


Boris Ivin is a soccer player for the Leningradsky Metallichesky Zavod, FC Dynamo Odessa, and FC Zenit Saint Petersburg. Boris was born in Saint Petersburg.


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Popularity of Ivin as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Ivin

  • How Popular is the name Ivin? Ivin is the 17,145th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Ivin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 458 babies born with the first name Ivin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ivin to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ivin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Ivin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ivin is Friday, January 11th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Ivin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ivin was in 1980 with a total of 13 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Ivin: Your name in reverse order is Nivi. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Viin. How do you pronounce that?

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