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What does Devlin mean?

Devlin Pronunciation of Devlin [de-vlin] as a boys' name is pronounced DEV-lin. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Devlin is "fierce courage".

Associated with: irish, fierce, courage (brave).


Devlin has 5 variants: Delvin, Devland, Devlen, Devlon and Devlyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Delin, ..


Middle name pairings:
Devlin Vito (D.V.), ..

How popular is Devlin?

Devlin is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#2664 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Devlin was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its apex position of #1148 in the U.S. in the year 2003, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Devlin name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Delvin is the only other popular varying form of Devlin. These forms of Devlin were at the peak of their popularity in 2003 (usage of 0.01%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Devlin, Delvin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Devlin and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Berlin, Bevin, Bevvin, Dallin, Davin, Daylin, Deakin, Declan, Delfin, Deli, Delling, Dellwin, Delon, Delwin, Denlie, Derrin, Dervin, Derwin, Destin, Devan, Devaun, Deven, Deveon, Devin, Devine, Devinn, Devion, Devon, Devonn, Devron, Devyn, Devynn, Dewain, Deylin, Jevin, Jevvin (see Jevon), Keelin, Kellin, Kevin, Levin, Mellin, Merlin, Nevin, Newlin, Sevrin, Tevin, Verlin and Weylin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Devlin.

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