Meaning and name origin
Devin \d(e)-vin\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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".
There is 1 feminine form of Devin: Devon.
Devin is a very popular first name for males (#395 out of 1220, Top 32%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#23107 out of 88799, Top 26%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Devin for boys. Devin reached its highest rank of #58 in the U.S. in 1995. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Devin and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Devin (#253), Devon (#528) and Devyn. (2014 statistics).
Devin is also 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.