- Literary. Ireland.
- a female given name.
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Contemporary Examples of erin
Phil Hoffman had to transform himself into Truman Capote while Julia Roberts won for being brassy in Erin Brockovich.Exclusive: Aaron Sorkin Thinks Male Film Roles Have Bigger ‘Degree of Difficulty’ Than Female Ones
December 15, 2014
The twins themselves, played beautifully by Erin Davie and Emily Padgett, are our inner voice and outer voice, says Condon.Can Condon's Freak Show Win Broadway?
November 18, 2014
According to a February 2014 study entitled Trolls Just Want To Have Fun conducted by Canadian doctors Erin E. Buckels, Paul.Outed Madeleine McCann Troll Kills Herself. But Millions Live On Online.
Barbie Latza Nadeau
October 6, 2014
Context: The comedian said this to his much-younger wife, Erin Fleming, before succumbing to pneumonia.Tupac’s ‘F*ck You’ to a Cop and the Best Last Words
May 27, 2014
Also returning are longtime writers, Neil Campbell, Erin Keating, and David Ferguson and series illustrator, Paul Hornschemeier.Comedy Bang! Bang!’s Flying Circus
May 8, 2014
Historical Examples of erin
We had a green flag with a rising sun on it, along with the harp of Erin.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
The princes and chieftains of Erin in vain sought her hand in marriage.Irish Fairy Tales
What more simple in this hall, where sit the glorious heroes of Erin?A Literary History of the English People
Jean Jules Jusserand
Two gentlemen from Erin were found fighting a deadly battle.The Confessions of a Caricaturist, Vol 2 (of 2)
You, Nora, will be a warrior's bride in Erin of the Streams.The Golden Spears
- an archaic or poetic name for Ireland
Word Origin for Erin
Word Origin and History for erin
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.