Other Origin(s):Albanian, British, Celtic, German, Hungarian, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Meaning:To inherit; Descendant, heir; Army friend; Boar friend; Sea friend; Green, fresh water
Give baby a versatile name that matches their endless potential! Erve is a masculine name with a variety of origins and meanings for your little one to enjoy. Serving as a Dutch verb, it can translate to “to inherit,” celebrating baby as the next in line for their family. This meaning can fit wonderfully with Erve’s connection to the German Erb, meaning “descendent” or “heir.” To celebrate baby’s future ties and kinships, Erve can be a nickname for the Uralic-rooted Ervin and German Erwin, meaning “army friend,” or the English Everwin, meaning “boar friend.” For a more aquatic vibe, Erve also has Scottish, Irish, Welsh, and Celtic roots, coming from Irvine or Erewine. It can mean “sea friend” or “green, fresh water.” No matter where baby’s path takes them in life, the short, meaningful Erve can give them plenty of encouragement along the way.

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