[er-in] /ˈɛr ɪn/

Literary. .
a female given name.
/ˈɪərɪn; ˈɛərɪn/
an archaic or poetic name for Ireland

ancient name of Ireland, from Old English Erinn, dative of Eriu “Ireland” (see Irish). As a girl’s name in U.S., rare before 1954, popular 1976-1985.


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