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What does Kalvin mean?

Kalvin /kalv-in/ as a boys' name is pronounced KAL-vin. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Kalvin is "bald". See also Calvin and Kelvin.


Kalvin has 1 variant: Kalvyn.

Kalvin has 9 more different relations via Calvin, Kelvin: Calvino, Kellven, Kelvan, Kelven, Kelvon, Kelvyn, Kelwin, Kelwinn and Kelwyn.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Kalvid, Kalvon, ..

(female) Kalvinna, Kalvna, ..

How popular is Kalvin?

Kalvin is an unusual given name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#94227 out of 150436, Top 63%). (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name statistics of Kalvin for boys. Kalvin entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #941 in the U.S. in 1990, and is currently at #1423. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

Calvin (#182 via latest list) and Kelvin (#684) are the popular variation forms of Kalvin (#1423 via latest list). These forms of Kalvin were favored by parents during the years 1920-1929 (average #1360) and are somewhat less conventional today (#763, 34.5% less usage), with forms like Kelvin becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalvin, Calvin, Kelvin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alvin, Dallin, Dalvwin (see Delvin), Darvin, Davin, Delvin, Earvin, Elvin, Galin, Gallvin (see Galvin), Galvan, Galven, Galvin, Galvon, Garvin, Gavin, Havin, Jalin, Kadin, Kaelin, Kaidin, Kain, Kalan, Kalen, Kalil, Kalin, Kalman, Karlin, Katlin, Kavan, Kaydin, Kayvan, Kayven, Keallin (see Keelan), Kellin, Keltin, Kelvis, Kervin, Kevin, Klein, Koltin, Malin, Mallin, Malvin, Malvinn (see Malvin), Malvyn (see Malvin), Marvin, Melvin, Nalin, Rayvin, Salvian, Salvino, Salvio, Savin, Talin, Tallin, Tavin and Walwin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kalvin.