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What does Kelvyn mean?

Kelvyn Pronunciation of Kelvyn [kelvyn] as a boys' name has its root in English, and the name Kelvyn means "friend of ships". Kelvyn is an alternate form of Kelvin (English).

Associated with: friend.


Kelvyn has 4 variants: Kellven, Kelvan, Kelven and Kelvon.

3 more relations via Kelvin: Kelwin, Kelwinn and Kelwyn.

Creative forms:
(male) Keavyn, Kenvyn, ..

(female) Keldy, Kelken, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kelvyn Craig (K.C.), ..

How popular is Kelvyn?

Kelvyn is an unusual given name for males. Kelvyn is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Kelvin (#650 via latest list) is the only prominent alternative form of Kelvyn (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Kelvyn was common during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.06%) and has become significantly reduced since (usage 0.02%, 66%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kelvin in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kelvyn and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kelvyn is alike in pronunciation to Calvin, Kalvin and Kalvyn. Other suggested similar names are Alvyn, Delvin, Delvon, Delwyn, Devyn, Elvyn, Jevvyn, Kelan, Kelby, Kelden, Keldon, Kellan, Kellen, Kellin, Kelly, Kelsy (see Kelsey), Kelten, Keltin, Kelton, Kelvis, Kelvys (see Kelvis), Kervin, Kervyn, Kerwyn, Kevan, Keven, Kevin, Kevon, Kevyn, Keyvan, Malvyn (see Malvin), Melvin, Melvon, Melvyn, Melwyn, Mervyn, Selwyn, Tevyn and Welwyn. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kelvyn.

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