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Meaning and Name Origin

Kervin \k(e)-rvin, ker-vin\ as a name for boys is of Irish origin, and the meaning of Kervin is "little dark one". Kervin is a derivative of Kerwin (Irish): also possibly (Old English) "swamp friend". Scarcely used as a given name.


Kervin has 1 variant: Kervyn.

Kervin has 4 more alternative forms via Kerwin: Kerwinn, Kerwyn, Kirwan and Kirwen.


Kervin is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#20789 out of 88799, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Kervin and corresponding names. The only popular alternative form of Kervin (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 is Kerwin. Adoption of this boy name reached its highest during the years 1960-1969 and has become less since. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kerwin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kervin is pronounced similarly to Corvin. Other recommended similar baby names are Dervin, Kelvin, Kevin, Korbin and Mervin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kervin.