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Kervyn

What does Kervyn mean?

Kervyn Pronunciation of Kervyn [kervyn] as a boys' name is of Irish origin, and the name Kervyn means "little dark one". Kervyn is an alternate spelling of Kerwin (Irish): also possibly (Old English) "swamp friend".

Associated with: irish, little, dark.

Variations

Kervyn has 1 variant: Kervin.

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

Creative forms:
(male) Kervan, ..

(female) Kerlyn, Kermen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kervyn Denim (K.D.), ..

How popular is Kervyn?

Kervyn is a rare first name for men. Kervyn is an equally rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Kervin and Kerwin are the prominent variation forms of Kervyn (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Kirwan, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Kervyn reached its most widespread 6 decades ago (average #1350). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kervin, Kerwin in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kervyn is alike in pronunciation to Corvin. Other recommended names are Aeryn, Arvyn, Berlyn, Berwyn, Dervin, Dervon, Derwyn, Devyn, Ervyn, Garvyn, Irvyn, Jermyn, Jevvyn, Kalvyn, Kelvan, Kelven, Kelvin, Kelvon, Kelvyn, Kelvys (see Kelvis), Kelwyn, Kerby, Kern, Kernan, Kerry, Kevan, Keven, Kevin, Kevon, Kevyn, Keyvan, Korbin, Korbyn, Marvyn, Melvyn, Merlyn, Merven, Mervin, Mervyn, Mervynn (see Mervin), Merwyn, Morvyn, Murvyn, Norvyn, Perkyn, Terryn, Teryn, Tevyn and Verlyn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Kervyn.

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