When Elizabeth “Lizza” Erwin was born on 2 April 1856, in Liletown, Green, Kentucky, United States, her father, Henry Warren Erwin, was 30 and her mother, Mary Ann Wallace, was 24. She married Joseph C Slinker JR on 24 December 1872, in Green, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Green, Kentucky, United States in 1856. She died after 1880.
Scottish and Irish: variant of Irvine .
English: from the Middle English personal name Everwin, Erwin, perhaps from Old English Eoforwine (eofor ‘boar’ + wine ‘friend’) but mostly from an Old French form of the cognate ancient Germanic name Everwin, or from a different ancient Germanic name, Herewin, with loss of initial H- (first element hari, heri ‘army’).
German: from the personal name Erwin, from Herwin, a compound of Old High German heri ‘army’ + wini ‘friend’.