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Meaning and name origin

Kerwin \k(e)-rwin, ker-win\ as a boy's name is pronounced KER-win. It is of Irish origin, and the meaning of Kerwin is "little dark one". Also possibly (Old English) "swamp friend".

Kerwin has 6 variant forms: Kervin, Kervyn, Kerwinn, Kerwyn, Kirwan and Kirwen.


Kerwin is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#10889 out of 88799, Top 12%) (2000 U.S. Census).

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Similar Names

Kerwin is also pronounced similarly to Corwin, Kierrin, Korin and Korrin. Other suggested similar baby names are Berwin, Derwin, Kelwin, Kern and Merwin. Like Kerwin, these names are not commonly used.