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What does Nevin mean?

Nevin /nev-in/ as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Nevin is "holy, sacred; little bone; servant of the saint's disciple". Anglicization of Gaelic names with the given meanings. The name sounds similar to the popular Kevin.

Associated with: little, servant, saint, gaelic, popular (famous)


Nevin has 6 variants: Nev, Nevan, Neven, Nevins, Nevon and Niven.

Nevin has 9 more relations via Kevin: Kevan, Keven, Keveon, Kevinn, Kevion, Kevis, Kevon, Kevron and Kevyn.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Nerin, Nevinna, ..

(female) Nevinna, Nevna, ..

How popular is Nevin?

Nevin is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#10450 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)


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

Displayed below is the baby name history of Nevin for boys. Nevin reached its apex rank of #1012 in the U.S. in the year 1993, and is at #1824 currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

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

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

Kevan, Keven, Kevin (#70 a year ago), Kevion, Kevon (#1920), Kevyn and Nevan are the prominent alternative forms of Nevin (#1824 a year ago). These relations of Nevin were favored 54 years ago (median #1374) and have become much less widespread since (#1726, 77.7% less usage).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nevin, Kevan, Keven, Kevin, Kevion in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kevon, Kevyn, Nevan in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Nevin is alike in pronunciation to Navon. Other suggested similar names are Alvin, Arvin, Bevin, Bevvin, Davin, Delvin, Dervin, Devin, Devlin, Edvin, Elvin, Ervin, Evin, Gavin, Havin, Hein, Herin, Irvin, Jeavin, Jevin, Jevvin (see Jevon), Jovin, Kelvin, Kervin, Levin, Medvin, Melvin, Mervin, Nalin, Navid, Neil, Nevil, Nevile, Nevill, Newlin, Nolin, Norvin, Orvin, Osvin, Regin, Savin, Sevrin, Tavin, Tevin, Trevin and Yemin. These names tend to be more frequently used than Nevin.