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Meaning and Origin of: Kevin boy

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First name origins & meanings:

  1. English: Royal obligation
  2. Irish: Handsome
  3. Scottish: Good-looking, fair
  4. Gaelic: Gentle; lovable

First name variations: Ken, Kennet, Kenny, Kenney, Kenn, Kenneth, Kevan, Keven, Kev, Kevon

Last name origin & meaning:

Irish: Anglicized form of Ó Caoimhín ‘descent of Caoimhín’ (Kevin), a byname representing a diminutive of Gaelic caomh ‘comely’, ‘beloved’. This was the name of a 7th-century saint who is one of the patrons of Dublin.

Famous people with this first name: Kevin Bacon, Kevin Costner, Kevin Dillon, Kevin Kline, Kevin Nealon, Kevin Sorbo

Famous people who gave their babies this name: John McEnroe, Tatum O'Neal

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