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pinWhat 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".


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

Kreatif forms: Kenwin, Kernwin. [more]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kerwin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kerwin outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Kerwin is alike in pronunciation 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.