What does Kerwin mean?
Kerwin /ker-win/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' 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".
How popular is Kerwin?
Kerwin is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#8495 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Kerwin for boys. Kerwin was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #964 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)