Kevin: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Kevin

Derived from the Irish name Caoimhín, meaning “gentle, handsome.” So basically, parents of Kevins everywhere are hoping their son lives up to the meaning of his name.

Nicknames:

Kev.

Famous people named Kevin:

Comedian Kevin Hart; singer Kevin Jonas; basketball players Kevin Love and Kevin Durant; actors Kevin Bacon, Kevin Spacey, Kevin James, Kevin Nealon, and Kevin Costner.

Fun fact:

In the iconic movie Home Alone, the main character’s name is Kevin — and if you choose this name for your son, it’s practically a guarantee that people will forever scream his name like the mom does in the movie.

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Kool K Names For Baby Boys, Terrific Two-Syllable Boy Names,