What does Kelvin mean?
Affiliated boy name: Kalvin.Kreatif forms: Keivin, Kelvinna, Kelvinne. [more]
How popular is Kelvin?
Kelvin is a very prominent first name for males (#358 out of 1220, Top 29%) and a slightly less prominent surname for both adults and children (#89172 out of 150436, Top 59%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name history of Kelvin for boys. Kelvin entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #233 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, and is at #684 presently. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the history of Kelvin and related names. Kalvin is the only other prominent variation form of Kelvin (#684 from recent data). Adoption of these relations of Kelvin was widespread in the year 1990 (average #614) and is somewhat less today (#842, down 59%), with the form Kelvin becoming somewhat outmoded.
Thinking of names?
Kelvin▼ is pronounced similarly to Calvin and Kalvyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Alvin▼, Bevin, Bevvin, Delfin, Delvin, Delvon, Delwin, Dervin, Devin▲, Elvin▼, Feltin, Galvin, Jeavin, Jevin, Jevvin, Kaelin, Kalin, Keallin, Keelin, Kelan, Kelbie, Kelden, Keldon, Kellan▲, Kellen▲, Kellin, Kelltin, Kellvis, Kelsie, Kelten, Keltin, Kelton▼, Kelvis, Kelviss, Kelvys, Kentin, Kervin, Kervyn, Kerwin, Kevan, Keven▼, Kevin▲, Kevinn, Kevion, Kevis, Kevon▼, Kevyn, Keyvan, Klein, Koltin, Levin, Malvin, Medvin, Mellin, Melvin▼, Melvon, Melvyn▼, Melwin, Mervin▼, Nevin, Selwin and Tevin▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kelvin.