What does Devyn mean?
Devyn /de-vyn/ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Devyn) is of English origin, and the name Devyn means "bard, poet". Devyn is a version, with the suffix -yn, of Devin (Irish, Gaelic): May also possibly mean "young deer". Devyn is also a form of Devon (English).
How popular is Devyn?
Devyn is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Devyn is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Devyn for boys. Devyn entered the list in 1993 and reached its highest position of #585 in the U.S. in the year 1999, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Devin (#253 2 years ago), Devon (#528), Devan and Deven are the popular related forms of Devyn. Usage of these forms of Devyn reached its apex in 1999 (average #339) and is now much lower (#756, ▼63.1%). Devin is the longstanding favorite, although Devon seems to be becoming a favorite too, and Devyn is now somewhat dated. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Devyn and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Devyn▼ is alike in pronunciation to Daven, Davin▼, Davon▼, Davyan, Davyen, Davyn, Davyon, Devane, Devaun and Devine. Other suggested similar baby names are Devlyn, Deyn, Kevyn and Tevyn. Like Devyn, these names are not frequently used.