What does Jenkin mean?
Jenkin [jenkin] as a boys' name is of Flemish origin, and the meaning of Jenkin is "little John".
Associated with: little.
Affiliated boy name: John.Creative forms:
(male) Jeankin, Jefkin, ..
(female) Jenkina, .. Middle name pairings:
Jenkin Brentley (J.B.), ..
How popular is Jenkin?
Jenkin is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#18437 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Jenkins, Jennings and John (#26 via latest list) are the popular related forms of Jenkin (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Jenkin was well-received a century ago (usage of 8.21%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.54%, ▼93%), with forms such as John becoming less trendy. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Aikin, Aykin, Beagin, Bergin, Berwin, Bevvin, Brennin, Conlin, Deakin, Delvin, Devlin, Fermin, Germin, Harkin, Hedwin, Herin, Hopkin, Jabin, Jackie▼, Jacqin, Jaelin, Jakie, Jakim, Jansen, Janson, Janzen, Jarin, Jasin, Jeavin, Jenaro, Jeno, Jensen▲, Jenshian (see Gentian), Jenson, Jensson, Jentian, Jeraint (see Geraint), Jeren, Jeric, Jerker (see Eric), Jerman, Jermin, Jermyn, Jeroen, Jeron, Jerri, Jerrie, Jerrin, Jervis, Jessie▼, Jesstin, Jestin, Jevin, Jevon▼, Jevvin (see Jevon), Jonnie, Jonson, Keelin, Kentin, Kevin▼, Laikin, Landin▼, Levin, Mellin, Merwin, Perkin, Rankin, Selwin, Sinjin, Tannin, Tomkin, Tynnin (see Tynan), Vernin, Westin▲ and Weylin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Jenkin.See names in meaning and etymology.