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Devin (girl)

What does Devin mean?

Devin Pronunciation of Devin [devin] as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Devin) is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Devin is "poet". Also an alternative spelling for Devon.

Associated with: irish.

Variations

Devin has 5 variants: Deva, Devinne, Devon, Devvin and Devyn.

Devin has 10 more different relations via Devon: Devan, Devana, Devanna, Deven, Devenne, Devona, Devonna, Devonne, Devvon and Devynn.

Creative forms:
(female) Dein, Devis, ..

(male) Devis, Devmin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Devin Ryan (D.R.), ..

How popular is Devin?

Devin is a very prominent first name for females (#1606 out of 4276, Top 38%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#18437 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Devin entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #238 in the U.S. in the year 1991, and is currently at #1865. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Devin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Devin outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Devin (#1865 in recent rankings) rated in the Top 2000 are Devan, Deven, Devon, Devona and Devyn (#1026 in recent rankings). Usage of these forms of Devin was more pronounced 2 decades ago (adoption of 0.1%) and is now much diminished, with forms such as Devon becoming less trendy. Devin is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Devyn is now higher in the list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Devin, Devan, Deven, Devon, Devona, Devyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Devin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Devin is alike in pronunciation to Daveen, Daviane, Davine, Davynn and Divine. Other suggested similar names are Aerin, Bevin, Davia, Davina, Deann, Debi, Decia, Dedie, Delfin, Delia, Delie, Delina, Deline, Delis, Deliz, Delyn, Demi, Demia, Demie, Deni, Denia, Deon, Deren, Derine, Deron, Derrin, Deryn, Desir, Devany, Devi, Devina, Devinee, Devony, Devra, Devri, Divina, Kerin and Terin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Devin.

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