Irvin

Irvin - A very unique male name



  Feb 20,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Irvin, meaning handsome, fair of face, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #212. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Irvin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Irvin? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Irvin. The baby boy name Irvin was given to 136 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1026 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 12,067 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Irvin peaked in popularity 104 years ago in 1913 on position 164.



Famous with this name

Moe Irvin
Rick Irvin
Roger Irvin Dunn


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Irvin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Irvin is currently topping the baby name charts in Arizona at position #548 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,671.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Irvin is where you live.


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Irvin origin and meaning

Irvin is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means handsome, fair of face. To see famous people named Irvin, pop culture references for the name Irvin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Irvin

We've found the following names that sound similar to Irvin, sorted by popularity.

Irving / Irvine / Irfan / Irven / Irbin /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121026
2011844
2010962
2009796
2008717
2007715
2006678
2005623
2004678
2003654
2002655
2001663
2000656
1999655
1998651
1997606
1996612
1995604
1994652
1993613
1992549
1991495
1990610
1989586
1988495
1987758
19861013
1985927
19841228
1983880
19821028
1981848
1980907
1979827
1978815
1977875
1976873
1975962
1974761
1973658
1972711
1971637
1970628
1969601
1968606
1967598
1966577
1965529
1964553
1963500
1962499
1961505
1960461
1959474
1958471
1957447
1956400
1955391
1954391
1953381
1952349
1951362
1950353
1949347
1948363
1947339
1946344
1945316
1944313
1943304
1942287
1941294
1940278
1939280
1938271
1937249
1936249
1935243
1934242
1933247
1932234
1931219
1930215
1929203
1928199
1927205
1926204
1925198
1924186
1923173
1922190
1921180
1920180
1919172
1918169
1917171
1916166
1915168
1914174
1913164
1912167
1911195
1910212

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arizona548
California559
North Carolina684
Texas757
Illinois787
Colorado834
Maryland860
Pennsylvania963
New York1671

Even more about Irvin


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Irvin a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Irvin?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1913
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Irvin
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 12,067
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +136

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