Kevin - Meaning Of Kevin, What Does Kevin Mean?

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Kevin Meaning


What does Kevin mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Kevin is of Irish and Gaelic origin.

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

Kevin is generally used as a boy's name. It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ke-vin.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 70 in baby name popularity for boys with 5859 occurrences.  It ranked 8220 in popular baby names for girls with 14 occurrences. 

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

Kevin is a form of the name Caoimhin.

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.

Variants of the name Kevin include Kevan, Keven, Keveon, Kevion, Kevon, Kevron, Kevyn.

The names Cefin, Keva, Kevina are all forms of Kevin.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Kevin Bacon, Kevin Henkes, Kevin Garnett, Kevin Spacey.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Kevin in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Kevin in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Kevin Numerology page.

Kevin Numerology
Kevin in Hieroglyhics
Kevin in Nautical Flags
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.

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