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pinWhat does Devin mean?

Devin /dev-in/ [2 sylls.] 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 5 variants: Dev, Devinn, Devon, Devyn and Devynn.

Devin has 1 feminine form: Devon.

Kreatif forms: Dekin, Denvin, Desvin. [more]

pinHow 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)

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Devin name in U.S.

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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Devin, Devon, Devyn in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

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.