Erin - girls name

Erin name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Erin name meaning:

The name Erin is of Irish origin and it holds significant meaning. In Irish mythology, Erin was the poetic name for Ireland itself, often referred to as the "Emerald Isle." It is derived from the Gaelic word "√Čirinn," meaning "from Ireland" or "peace." Therefore, Erin can be interpreted as a name that symbolizes a connection to Ireland or a peaceful and serene nature.

The name Erin is widely associated with qualities such as beauty, intelligence, and strength. Those named Erin often possess an innate sense of loyalty, compassion, and a deep love for their family and friends. They tend to be independent and confident individuals, with a strong sense of justice and a desire to make positive changes in the world.

Erin is a timeless name that has been popular for centuries and continues to be a favorite choice for parents looking for a name that represents both elegance and substance. It is a name that carries a rich cultural heritage and a sense of pride in one's Irish roots. Whether spelled as Erin or Eryn, this name holds deep meaning and evokes a sense of connection to the beauty and history of Ireland.

Origin: Irish


Related names

Erin , Errin, Eryn

Other girls names beginning with E


Overall UK ranking: 59 out of 5581

884 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (20)
  • Scotland (43)
  • England (62)

Historical popularity of Erin

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