Origin:Scottish
Popularity:3670
Meaning:green water or river; fresh water
Looking for a refreshing name for baby? Irving is a boy's given name of Scottish and English origin. Originally a Scottish surname, this unique name sprung from the River Irvine and the town that got its name from the body of water. It means "green or fresh river" and is considered a popular option alongside Hebrew names such as Isaac and Isaiah in the United States. Some people spell Irving with an e, like the fresh-water river that inspired it. This distinctive name has been popularized by the likes of Scottish author Irvine Welsh and Formula 1 star Eddie Irvine.

Famous People Named Irving

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  • Irving Berlin
    Composer
  • Kyrie Irving
    Basketball Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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