Irwin


    Maps

  • Irwin in 1659.

  • Irwin births mapped 1864-1913

  • Irwin 1901 census map

  • Irwin 1911 census map

  • Irwin Roman Catholic baptisms new!

    The surname

  • Family histories: 1
  • Websites

    Irwin
    Cavan/ Canada



Parishes where Irwin and a second surname are found together

Surname:



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Antrim:105Armagh:130Belfast city:26Carlow:1
Cavan:35Clare:11Cork:21Cork city:2
Derry:117Donegal:64Down:133Dublin:20
Dublin city:14Fermanagh:106Galway:4Kerry:8
Kildare:4Kilkenny:6Laois:1Leitrim:38
Limerick:37Limerick city:3Longford:4Louth:8
Mayo:25Meath:10Monaghan:70Offaly:1
Roscommon:37Sligo:57Tipperary:14Tyrone:224
Waterford:1Westmeath:4Wexford:11Wicklow:5

Surname Dictionary

Ervine numerous: E Ulster etc. Two separate names, but see Irvine & Irwin.
Irvine Very numerous: Antrim, Belfast, Ulster generally, Dublin etc. Scottish, 17 cent in Ulster. An Sloinnteoir Gaeilge gives Ó h-Eireamhóin as Irish version. In Scotland the name is usually Irving, a toponymic. SI & SS.
Irving fairly rare: Dublin etc. See Irvine.
Irwin Very numerous: all areas, especially Ulster. Moderate numbers in S Limerick and E Cork. Ir. O h-Eireamhóin & Ó Ciarmhacáin (SGG). However, MacLysaght considers the name is generally of settler origin, either a synonym of Irvine or from an English first name.
Ó h-Eireamhóin Irwin: bhí an chlann sa in Uí Fhailí anallód ach dealraíonn sé gur sloinnte gallda Irwin agus Irvine de ghnáth. Duine de shinsear na nGael a b'ea Eireamhón cosúil le Ír agus Éimhear. Bhí an t-ainm i bhfeidhm ag muintir Mhic Shuibhne go dtí le déanaí.
Orwin Very rare: Belfast area. English, from Anglo-Saxon first name "boar-friend". See Erwin.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Ervin: 10
Erwin: 12
Irvin: 9
Irvine: 385
Irving: 4
Irwan: 3
Irwin: 1357
Irwine: 20

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Ervine
Erving
Erwan
Erwen
Erwine
Erwing
Irevin
Irewin
Iriwin
Irvan
Irven
Irwain
Irwen
Irwing
Irwyn
lrwan
O h-Eireamhoin
Orwin
Urwin


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