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Boy Name: Devin

Name: Devin
Pronunciation: \d(e)-vin\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Devin's also a girl name)
Meaning: bard, poet
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Davin, Deven, Devine, Devion, Devan, Tevin
Variant forms: Dev, Devinn, Devon, Devyn, Devynn
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 395
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 23107


Devin \d(e)-vin\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Devin), is pronounced DEV-in. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Devin is "bard, poet". May also possibly mean "young deer". May also come from the French "divin", meaning "divine, perfect".

Devin has 5 variant forms: Dev, Devinn, Devon, Devyn and Devynn.

Baby names that sound like Devin are Davin, Deven, Devine, Devion, Devan and Tevin.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Devin.


Devin is a very popular first name for men (#395 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#23107 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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