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Devin Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Devin is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Devin is "poet".  

It is also of English and A origin, where its meaning is "fawn".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 253 in baby name popularity for boys with 1476 occurrences.  It ranked 1927 in popular baby names for girls with 103 occurrences. 

View the Devin Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Devin has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Devin to other names.


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Related Names

Devin is a variant spelling of Devon.

Other Tidbits

Devin falls into the animal name category.

Name Fun

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Just for fun, see the name Devin in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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Names Like This

Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.