Irving of BonshawIrvine of DrumACCEPTED VARIATIONS OF THE NAME THE DESCENDANTS OF THE ANCIENT SCOTTISH
BORDER CLAN

'Tis a Poore Minde that can only think
of one way to spelle a word.

Across the history of the Clan, in literature, in genealogical records and in writings of all kinds, there have been many variations in the spelling of the name. Here is the largest aggregation known to exist. All have appeared in public record of some sort.

 
AIRWIN
AREWINE
ARVINGE
ARVON
ARWINE
CURWEN
CURWING
CURWINGS
deHERWYNE
deHIREWINE
deIREVIGNE
deIRUWYN
deIRWIN
deIRWYN
deORVIN
deYREWYNE
D'ORVIN
EAREWIN
EARVEN
EARWEN
EARWIN
EARWING
EIRRYN
EIRVEN
EIRVIN
EIRVING
EIRVYN
EIRWIN
EORVIN
EORWINE
ERBEINE
ERENVINE
ERENWINE
EREVEIN
EREVIN
EREVINE
EREWYNIS
ERIN
ERIN-FEINE
ERINFEINER
ERIN-VEINE
EREIVINE
ERIVEN
ERIVIN
ERIVEEN
ERNWINE
ERUM
ERVAN
ERVEN
ERVENING
ERVENS
ERVEWIN
ERVIEN
ERVIN
ERVINE
ERVING
ERVINGE
ERVPNNE
ERVION
ERVWIN
ERVWYN
ERWANE
ERWEIN
ERWIN
ERWINE
ERWING
ERWINN
ERWINNE
ERWINSKI
ERWINSS
ERWVIN
ERWYN
ERWYNE
ERYVINE
ERYVYNE
ERYVINO
ERYVINUS
ERYWEN
EUERVINUS
EURINI
EURWINGS
HERWYND
HIEREWINE
HIREVIGNE
HIREWINE
HURVEN
IARWIN
IERIVEN
IERVINE
IREVIN
IREVIGNE
IREWIN
IREWING
IREWYN
IREWYNE
IRIN
IRN
IRREWIN
IRREWING
IRREWINGS
IRRUEIN
IRRUEN
IRRUIN
IRRVINGS
IRRUWIN
IRRUWING
IRRUWINGUS
IRRWIN
IRRWING
IRRUWYNG
IRRWYNNIS
IRUEYN
IRUIUN
IRUIN
IRUINE
IRUING
IRUVINE
IRUWYN
IRUWYNE
IRLTYN
IRUYNE
IRREIN
IRVANE
IRVFEIN
RVEING
IRVEN
IRVENE
IRVEYN
IRVIN
IRVINE
IRVINEE
IRVINER
IRVING
IRVINGS
IRVINGE
IRRIN
IRVINEY
IRVINN
IRVINS
IRVON
IRVINUE
IRVUN
IRVYERINS
IRVYING
IRVYN
IRWAN
IRWAIN
IRWAYNE
IRWAYNES
IRWEN
IRWEIN
IRWEING
IRWENIS
IRWEIN
IRWIN
IRWINE
IRWING
IRWINGE
IRWINGER
IRWINGH
IRWINGUS
IRWINN
IRWINS
IRWIRN
IRWON
IRWYN
IRWYNE
IRVVWNG
IRWYNN
IRWYNNIS
IRYNAGIO
OERIN
OERYN
ORVINE
ORWIN
ORRUEIN
OURINE
OURON
OURREN
OWYRN
UIRVINE
UIRWIN
UREWENS
UREWING
UROWRIN
URRWINE
URUIN
URVEN
URVENS
URVIN
URVINE
URWAIN
URWAINE
URWAN
URWEN
URWENN
URWENS
URWIN
URWINE
URWING
URWINS
URVIUNG
URWYNG
VERVINE
VROWING
VERWAYN
VRUING
VRUVING
VRVIN
VRWAINE
VRWAN
VRVYNN
VRWAYN
VRWAYNE
VRWEN
VRWIN
VRWM
VRWING
VRYNE
YIRWING
YIVEWING
YREWING
YREIN
YRWEN
YRWENS
YRVIN
YRWIN
YRWING
YRWYNE
Prefixes have appeared with the name --- MacIRWIN MEIRWIN
Suffixes have appeared with the name --- ERVINTON ERVINGTON IRVAINSTON
  IRVINGTON IRVINGHTON IRVINSCOW
  IRWINGTON IRWINTIRE IRWUITIN

John Beaufin Irving, Chieftain, Irvings of Bonshaw, wrote in 1907 “ ... yet it was all the same name and referring to members of the one Clan...

Seventh Rewrite - August 10, 1988 - by Harry Irwin