What does Nevin mean?
Nevin [nevin] 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.
(male) Nein, Nerin, ..
(female) Nevie, Nevna, .. Middle name pairings:
Nevin Damion (N.D.), ..
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)
Nevin reached its apex rank of #1012 in the U.S. in the year 1993, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Kevan, Keven, Kevin (#79 a year ago), Kevion, Kevon, Kevyn and Nevan are the prominent alternative forms of Nevin. These relations of Nevin were favored 55 years ago (median #1374) and have become much less widespread since (#1759, 80.9% less usage).
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.See names in meaning and etymology.