Origin of ErwinGerman Erwin, earlier Herwin ; from Old High German hari, host, crowd (akin to Old English here: see Harry) + wini, wine (see Edwin)
- A male given name, a rare variant of Irwin.
erwin - Computer Definition
(Entity Relationship for WINdows) A data modeling program for Windows from CA Technologies. It allows the database schemas to be built graphically and turns the graphs into the appropriate SQL code for creating PowerBuilder, DB2, Oracle, Sybase and other databases. Erwin was originally developed by Princeton, New Jersey-based LogicWorks, which was acquired by Platinum Technology and then Computer Associates (CA Technologies). See entity relationship model.