What does Devin mean?
Devin [devin] 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".
1 feminine form: Devon.Creative forms:
(male) Dein, Denin, ..
(female) Devis, Devna, .. Middle name pairings:
Devin Jayveon (D.J.), ..
How popular is Devin?
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)
Devin entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #58 in the U.S. in the year 1995, and is at #261 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Dev (#1541 via latest list), Devon (#558) and Devyn (#1518) are the popular alternative forms of Devin (#261 via latest list) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Devin were popular with parents 2 decades ago (median #701) and have become much less conventional since (#969, down 78.2%), with versions like Devin becoming less stylish.
Devin▼ is pronounced similarly to Daivian, Daven, Daveon, Davian▲, Davien, Davin, Davion, Davon▼, Davonn, Davyan, Davyen, Davyn, Davyon, Deavon, Devan▼, Devane, Devaun, Deven▼, Deveon, Devine, Devion and Devonn. Other suggested similar names are Alvin▼, Arvin, Bevin, Bevvin, Dain, Davi, David▼, Davie, Davis▲, Decio, Deen, Dejon, Delfin, Deli, Delon, Delvin, Delwin, Den, Denis▼, Deon, Deri, Derik, Derrin, Dervin, Destin, Deval, Devlin, Devlon, Devlyn, Dewain, Dewie, Deylin, Deyn, Deyon, Donevin, Ervin▼, Evin, Hein, Herin, Jevin, Jevvin (see Jevon), Jovin, Kelvin, Kevin▼, Levin, Melvin▼, Nevin, Orvin, Savin, Tavin, Tevin▼, Trevin▼ and Yemin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Devin.See names in meaning and etymology.