Erwin \e-rwin, er-win\ as a boy's name is pronounced ER-win. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Erwin is "boar friend". From the phrase "eofor wine". Erwin and the Ervin variants may also derive from Irving. General Erwin Rommel.
Erwin has 2 variant forms: Ervin and Irwin.
For more information, see also the related name Erskine.
Baby names that sound like Erwin are Erin, Arwin, Erwyn, Erwinn and Orwin.