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.
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)
Keven, Kevin (#70 a year ago) and Kevon are the prominent alternative forms of Nevin (not ranked). These relations of Nevin were favored in the year 2000 (median #412) and are somewhat less widespread today (#690, 47.3% less). Kevin is more familiar than the rest, while Keven and Kevon have become less contemporary. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Nevin and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)