Irving may refer to:


Family name

* Arthur Irving, son of K.C. Irving
* Christopher L. Irving, Consumer Advocate for the City of New York
* Clifford Irving, U.S. author who created a hoax autobiography of Howard Hughes
* David Irving, British writer
* David Irving (footballer)
* David Irving (politician)
* Edward Irving, Scottish clergyman
* Edward A. Irving, Canadian geologist
* Henry Irving, British actor
* James Irving, son of K.C. Irving
* Jayne Irving, British TV presenter
* John Irving, U.S. novelist and screenwriter
* John E. Irving, son of K.C. Irving
* John Irving (steamship captain) (1854-1936), a steamship captain and politician from British Columbia
* Kenneth Colin Irving, billionaire, founder of Irving Oil
* Michael David Irving Gass, Colonial Secretary of Hong Kong from 1965 to 1969
* Robert Irving, English ballet conductor, son of R. L. G. Irving
* Robert Lock Graham Irving, English schoolmaster, writer and mountaineer
* Washington Irving, U.S. author of the early 19th century
* William Irving (steamship captain) (1816-1872), a steamship captain from Oregon and British Columbia

First name

* Irving Berlin, songwriter
* Irving Fisher, economist
* Irving Kaplan, an MIT professor
* Irving Langmuir, chemist and physicist and winner of the 1932 Nobel Prize for Chemistry
* Irv Rubin (Irving David Rubin), former Jewish Defense League leader
* Irving Stone, American writer
* Irving Wallace, American novelist and non-fiction writer

Places in the United States

*Irving, Texas
*Irving, Illinois
*Irving, Wisconsin
*Irving Park, Chicago, Illinois
* Irving Township, Montgomery County, Illinois
* Irving Township, Michigan
* Irving Township, Minnesota

Other uses

* Irving Oil, petroleum producer and retailer
* J.D. Irving Limited, producer of forestry and other products
* Irving Trust Company, formerly a large New York bank
* Irving Nature Park, a park in Saint John, N.B.
* "Washington Irving", a steamship that sank in New York in 1926.
* "Irving", WWII Allied forces code-name for the Japanese Nakajima J1N aircraft
* Irving (band), an American indie rock band
* Irving (comics), a Marvel Comics character
* "Irving", U.S. military designation for the Metal Gear Gekko in the video game Metal Gear Solid 4
* Irving, a magic sword belonging to Joe the Barbarian in Jack Chalker's "Dancing Gods" series of fantasy novels

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  • Irving — ist ein ursprünglich schottischer Familienname, eine Variante des Namens Irvine, der wiederum auf den gleichnamigen Fluss Irvine in der Grafschaft Dumfriesshire zurückgeht. Der Name kommt auch als männlicher Vorname vor. Irving ist der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Irving — puede hacer referencia a: David Irving: historiador revisionista británico. Washington Irving: escritor estadounidense. Irving (Texas). Irving (Nueva York) Técnica de Irving. Irving, personaje de Phineas y Ferb. Autores de nombres científicos… …   Wikipedia Español

  • IRVING (W.) — IRVING WASHINGTON (1783 1859) La vie du «premier homme de lettres» américain couvre presque exactement une phase cruciale de l’histoire de la jeune nation. Né en 1783, dans la cité de New York, l’année où le traité de Paris met fin à la guerre… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Irving — Irving, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 2484 Housing Units (2000): 204 Land area (2000): 0.817605 sq. miles (2.117588 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.817605 sq. miles (2.117588… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Irving — (spr. örrwing), 1) Washington, amerikan. Schriftsteller, geb. 3. April 1783 in New York, gest. 28. Nov. 1859 bei New York, begann im Columbia College daselbst das Rechtsstudium, mußte aber seiner Gesundheit wegen Luftveränderung suchen und ging… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Irving, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 2484 Housing Units (2000): 204 Land area (2000): 0.817605 sq. miles (2.117588 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.817605 sq. miles (2.117588 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Irving, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 191615 Housing Units (2000): 80293 Land area (2000): 67.227743 sq. miles (174.119047 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.443328 sq. miles (1.148213 sq. km) Total area (2000): 67.671071 sq. miles (175.267260 sq. km)… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Irving — m Scottish and English (chiefly U.S.): transferred use of the Scottish surname, which originated as a local name from a place in the former county of Dumfriesshire. The surname variant Irvine (which in most cases comes from a place in Ayrshire)… …   First names dictionary

  • Irving — Irving, Henry Irving, Washington …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Irving — (spr. Irwing), 1) Washington, geb. den 3. April 1783 in New York, wo sein aus Schottland stammender Vater sich als Kaufmann niedergelassen hatte, besuchte seit 1800 das Columbia College in New York, gab jedoch aus Gesundheitsrücksichten seine… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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