Meaning and name origin
For more information, see also the related boy name Kalvin.
Kelvin is a very popular first name for males (#358 out of 1220, Top 29%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kelvin for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Kelvin and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kelvin (#684) and Kalvin. (2014 statistics).
Kelvin is also pronounced similarly to Calvin and Kalvyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Delvin, Kellin, Keltin, Kelvis, Kervin, Kevin and Melvin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kelvin.