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What does Kerwin mean?

Kerwin /ker-win/ 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".

Associated with: irish, little, dark, swamp (meadow), friend

Variations

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

Kreatif forms:
(male) Keiwin, Kenwin, ..

(female) Kerwinna, Kerwinne, ..

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. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Kerwin for boys. Kerwin was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #1012 in the U.S. during the years 1960-1969, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kerwin name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Kerwin and affiliated names. Kervin is the only other prominent alternative form of Kerwin listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Kerwin were popular 5 decades ago (median #1350).

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

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE KERWIN

Kerwin is alike in pronunciation to Caerwyn, Carwyn, Corin, Corrin, Corwan, Corwin, Corwinn, Corwyn, Keiran, Keirohn, Keirown, Kieran, Kieren, Kieron, Kierren, Kierrin, Kierron, Kiran, Koren, Korin, Korrin, Kyran and Kyron. Other suggested similar names are Arwin, Bergin, Berlin, Bertin, Berwin, Berwyn, Delwin, Derrin, Dervin, Derwin, Derwyn, Durwin, Erwin, Ferrin, Garwin, Germin, Hedwin, Herin, Irwin, Jermin, Jerrin, Karlin, Karmi, Kearn, Keelin, Kellin, Kelvin, Kelwin, Kelwinn (see Kelvin), Kelwyn, Kentin, Kerbie, Kerem, Kermit, Kernan, Kerrie, Kevin, Korbin, Marwin, Medwin, Melwin, Merlin, Mervin, Merwin, Merwinn (see Mervin), Merwyn, Norwin, Orwin, Selwin, Sherwin, Terrin and Verlin. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kerwin.


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