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Of Scottish or English origin.

Irvin is connected with the names Irving, which is name of Scottish origin, and Irwin, which is a name of English origin.

Sources mention a Gaelic meaning of the name to be “descendant of Eiramhon”.

Famous bearers are Irvin D. Yalom, Irvin Mayfield Jr., Irvin S. Cobb, Irvin “Zabo” Koszewski, Irvin Allen, Irvin Duguid.

Irvin Yalom is a worldwide known American psychiatrist.

He is a professor of psychiatry at Stanford University and a successful author.