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Meaning and name origin
Kevin \k(e)-vin\ as a boy's name is pronounced KEV-in. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Kevin is "handsome beloved". Saint Kevin (seventh century) founded a monastery that became famous as an educational center. Makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin; basketball player Kevin Garnett.
There is 1 feminine form of Kevin: Kevina.
Kevin is a very popular first name for males (#23 out of 1220) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#56332 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kevin for boys (2015 statistics).
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