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 (#18437 out of 150436, Top 12%). (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 (usage of 0.7407%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.4063%, down 45.1%), 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.