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 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)