Erin: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Erin

With Irish roots, this name means “Ireland," literally. So if you’re Irish, love Ireland, or if you’re usually able to find the silver lining when you have crappy luck, this name is a fitting choice for your daughter.

Nicknames:

Err? Probably not.

Famous people named Erin:

Sports reporter Erin Andrews; environmental activist Erin Brockovich; fictional Erin Walton of The Waltons; actress Erin Moran, best known for playing Joanie Cunningham on Happy Days and Joanie Loves Chachi; Olympic athlete Erinn Smart; actresses Erin Cumming, Erin Karpluk, and Erin Sanders.

Fun fact:

This name derives from Erinn, Eriu, Éirinn, and Éire, all of which mean “Ireland.”

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