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What does Donevin mean?

Donevin Pronunciation of Donevin [donevin] as a boys' name means "dark; brown-haired chieftain". Donevin is an alternate spelling of Donovan (Irish, Gaelic): football player Donovan McNabb.

Associated with: dark, brown, chieftain (king).


Donevin has 5 variants: Donavan, Donavon, Donevon, Donoven and Donovon.

Creative forms:
(male) Denevin, Donevan, ..

(female) Donevi, Donevie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Donevin Ricardo (D.R.), ..

How popular is Donevin?

Donevin is an unusual first name for males. Donevin is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Donevin (not ranked) are Donovan (#282 last year), Donavan (#1661) and Donavon. Other variants, like Donoven, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Donevin reached its apex in 2003 (median #652) and is somewhat lower today (#1314, down 45%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Donavan, Donavon, Donovan in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Bevin, Conlin, Corvin, Darvin, Davin, Delevan (see Delvin), Delvin, Dervin, Devan, Deven, Devin, Devine, Devinn, Devion, Devlin, Devon, Devyn, Domenic, Donatien, Donell, Donn, Donnan, Donnie, Dorrin, Dunstin, Jevin, Jovin, Kevin, Levin, Nevin, Norvin, Rouvin, Tevin and Trevin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Donevin.

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