Kevin: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Kevin | Boys
Origin of the name Kevin:
Anglicized form of the Irish Caoimhín, Caomghin (handsome, comely birth), which is derived from caomh (comely, beloved, kind).
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Kevyn is nice for a girl.
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Kevin's one of my best friends. Best Saxaphone player EVER.
We know a man who spells it Kevin but pronounces it KEE-vin.
In Germany, a "Kevin" is a lower-class hoodlum, because many of these have names their parents got from American television shows.
I'm married to a Kevin. He is smart, handsome, and funny.
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Kev, K, Kip, Kevs, Kevers, Kevy, Kevo, Kevi Wevi, Kevtron, Vinny
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Kevin Bacon, American actor
Kevin Costner, American actor
Kevin Durant, American basketball player
Kevin Federline, dancer and Britney Spear's ex-husband
Kevin Garnett, American basketball player
Kevin Henkes, children's author
Kevin McKidd, Scottish actor
Kevin Jonas, American musician
Kevin McHale, American actor and singer
Kevin Nealon, American actor
Kevin Smith, American director, producer, and screenwriter
Kevin Spacey, American actor
Kevin Youkilis, American baseball player
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Kevin was the child that was accidentally left behind in the "Home Alone" movies.
Kevin, a character from the show Ed,Edd,and Eddy
Global Popularity of the Name Kevin
- #9 in Estonia
- #33 in Sweden
- #38 in Austria
- #40 in Hungary
- #40 in United States
- #48 in Ireland
- #53 in Norway
- #55 in Germany
- #82 in Canada (Quebec)
- #86 in Slovenia
- #86 in Spain
- #93 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #103 in Canada (Alberta)
- #152 in Scotland