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Origin & Meaning

The name Keva is of Irish and Gaelic origin.

The meaning of Keva is "kind, gentle, comely (handsome, beautiful) at birth".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 10468  in baby name popularity for girls with 10 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


Kevin is an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name Caoimhin from the Old Irish Coemgein. It is derived from the Irish elements caomh (coem) meaning "kind, gentle, comely" and gin (gein) meaning "birth".

It was the name of a 7th century saint who is a patron saint of Dublin.


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Keva is a form of the name Kevin.

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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.