Erin

Gender:girl

Meaning:Ireland

Origin:Gaelic

Pronunciation:EH rin

Variations:Aeryn, Eryn, Aerin, Airin, Eirinn

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Erin has seen a rise in popularity recently and would be ideal for those parents looking for a modern Irish name for their baby girl.

Detailed Meaning

This anglicised version of the Irish name Eirinn was used as a poetic name for Ireland for centuries.

Famous People With This Name

Erin Jill Andrews is an American sports reporter for the channel ESPN. Erin O’Connor is an English born model. Erin Sanders in an American actress best known for her roles in “Zoey 101” and “Big Time Rush.”

Possible Nicknames

One possible nickname for Erin is Eri.

Related Names

Alternative spellings include Aerin, Aeryn, Airin, Eirinn and Eryn.

Stories Featuring This Name

Erin Walton is a character on television show, “The Waltons.” Erin Silver is a character on the television series “90210.” Erin Hannon appears on the US version of “The Office.”

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