Last name: ERWIN

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ERWIN : This last name is indexed 47,505 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

ERWIN : 1: Scottish and Irish: variant of Irvine 1 and 2.2: English: from the Middle English personal name Everwin Erwin perhaps from Old English Eoforwine (eofor ‘boar’ + wine ‘friend’) but mostly from an Old French form of the cognate ancient Germanic name Everwin or from a different ancient Germanic name Herewin with loss of initial H- (first element hari heri ‘army’).3: German: from the personal name Erwin from Herwin a compound of Old High German heri ‘army’ + wini ‘friend’.

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