What does Devin mean?
Devin \d(e)-vin\ as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Devin) is pronounced DEV-in. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Devin is "bard, poet". May also possibly mean "young deer". May also come from the French "divin", meaning "divine, perfect".
Devin has 1 feminine form: Devon.
Devin is a very prominent first name for men (#395 out of 1220, Top 32%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#23107 out of 88799, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Devin for boys. Devin entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex position of #58 in the U.S. in the year 1995, and is at #253 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Devin and affiliated names. Devon (#528 a year ago) and Devyn are the popular alternative forms of Devin (#253 a year ago) rated in the Top 1000. These boy names were at the peak of their popularity in 1999 and have become much less widespread since, with the version Devyn becoming less stylish. Devin (#253) and Devon (#528) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names among these. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Devin▲ is pronounced similarly to Daven, Davian▲, Davien, Davin▼, Davion▼, Davon▼, Davyn, Deavon, Devan▼, Devane, Devaun, Deven▼, Deveon, Devine, Devion and Devonn. Other suggested similar baby names are Bevin, Delvin, Dervin, Devlin, Jevin, Kevin▲, Levin, Nevin and Tevin▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Devin.