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What does Nevin mean?

Nevin Pronunciation of 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.


ASSOCIATED WITH little, servant, saint, gaelic, popular (famous)


VARIANTS Nev, Nevan, Neven, Nevins, Nevon, Niven

RELATIONS VIA KEVIN Kevan, Keven, Keveon, Kevinn, Kevion, Kevis, Kevon, Kevron, Kevyn

(male) Nein, ..

(female) Nevie, ..

Nevin Amos (N.A.), ..

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, and is at #1958 currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Kevan, Keven, Kevin (#125 A YEAR AGO), Kevion, Kevon, Kevyn and Nevan are the prominent alternative forms of Nevin (#1958). These relations of Nevin were favored 58 years ago (MEDIAN #1374) and have become much less widespread since (#1760, 87.5% 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-sounding 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.

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