What does Donevin mean?
Donevin /do-nev-in/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name. Donevin's roots are Irish and Gaelic, and the name Donevin means "dark; brown-haired chieftain". Donevin is an alternate spelling of Donovan (Irish, Gaelic): football player Donovan McNabb. Compare last name Denevan.
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. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Donevin and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Donevin (not ranked) are Donovan (#284 last year), Donavon and Donavan. Variants like Donoven are seldom used. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex in 1999 (usage of 0.384%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.2387%, down 37.8%), with the version Donavan becoming less in vogue. Donovan (#284) is the most chic name for newborns here. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)