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What does Kervin mean?

Kervin /ker-vin/ as a name for boys is of Irish origin, and the meaning of Kervin is "little dark one". Kervin is a version, with the suffix -vin, of Kerwin (Irish): also possibly (Old English) "swamp friend".

Associated with: irish, little, dark


Kervin has 1 variant: Kervyn.

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

Kreatif forms:
(male) Kerkin, Kervan, ..

(female) Kervinna, Kervinne, ..

How popular is Kervin?

Kervin is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#24724 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


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

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Kervin for boys. Kervin was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top position of #1688 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

The only other popular alternative form of Kervin is Kerwin. Other forms, like Kerwyn, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Kervin was common among parents 54 years ago (median #1350).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kervin, 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 names are Arvin, Bergin, Berlin, Bertin, Berwin, Bevin, Bevvin, Darvin, Delvin, Derrin, Dervin, Devin, Earvin, Ervin, Fermin, Ferrin, Garvin, Germin, Girvin, Irvin, Jeavin, Jerrin, Jervis, Jevin, Kalvin, Karlin, Keelin, Kellin, Keltin, Kelvan, Kelven, Kelvin, Kelvis, Kelvon, Kelvyn, Kelwin, Kentin, Kerbie, Kermit, Kern, Kernan, Kerrie, Kevan, Keven, Kevin, Kevinn, Kevion, Kevis, Kevon, Kevyn, Keyvan, Kierrin, Korbin, Korbyn, Korin, Korrin, Levin, Marvin, Medvin, Melvin, Merlin, Merven, Mervin, Mervyn, Merwin, Murvin, Nevin, Norvin, Orvin, Perkin, Perrin, Terrin, Tevin and Verlin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kervin.