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Boy Name: Kerwin

Name: Kerwin
Pronunciation: \k(e)-rwin, ker-win\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: little dark one
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Korrin, Korin, Corwin, Garwin, Kern, Kierrin
Variant forms: Kervin, Kervyn, Kerwinn, Kerwyn, Kirwan, Kirwen
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 10889


Kerwin \k(e)-rwin, ker-win\ as a boy's name is pronounced KER-win. It is of Irish origin, and the meaning of Kerwin is "little dark one". Also possibly (Old English) "swamp friend".

Kerwin has 6 variant forms: Kervin, Kervyn, Kerwinn, Kerwyn, Kirwan and Kirwen.

Baby names that sound like Kerwin are Korrin, Korin, Corwin, Garwin, Kern and Kierrin.


Kerwin is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#10889 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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