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Irving Surname Origin
(Locality). From a river and town of the same name in Ayrshire, Scotland.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Irving Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Irving family history than the origin of your surname:
A Irving Family History Thought:
'Life is lived forward, but understood backwards.'