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What does Bevis mean?

Bevis Pronunciation of Bevis [be-vis] as a boys' name is of Old French origin. Place name: Beauvais is a town in France famous for the manufacture of tapestries. Could possibly be from Welsh, "son of Evan", or French "beuve", meaning "bull". An unusual name, and the popularity of the cartoon "Beavis and Butthead" makes it even less acceptable.

Associated with: famous.


Bevis has 4 variants: Beauvais, Beavess, Beavis and Beviss.

Creative forms:
(male) Benvis, Bouvis, ..

(female) Beri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bevis Kevin (B.K.), ..

How popular is Bevis?

Bevis is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#10917 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bevis has yet to make it into the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alvis, Arvis, Baris, Beals, Bemis, Bemus, Beric, Bernis, Bev, Bevan, Beven, Bevin, Bevon, Bevvin, Blais, Boris, Davis, Denis, Elvis, Jervis, Kelvis, Kevis, Lewis, Lexis, Regis, Reis, Tavis, Tevis and Trevis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Bevis.