What does Kervin mean?
Kervin [kervin] 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".
Kervin has 1 variant: Kervyn.Creative forms:
(male) Kerkin, Kervan, ..
(female) Kervinna, Kervinne, .. Middle name pairings:
Kervin Cashton (K.C.), ..
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)
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, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. 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 55 years ago (median #1350).
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.See names in meaning and etymology.