Kevon is a name that feels cool and fresh. It was popular in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries, moving off the top 1,000 list after 2004. Kevon likely was invented by American parents around this same period.

Meaning of the name Kevon:

American: invented name
Irish: handsome

Origin of the name Kevon:

Most believe that Kevon is an invented name from the late twentieth century. It is a combination of the prefix “ke-” and the suffix “-von.” Others, however, think that Kevon is a variation of Kevin. Kevin is the English version of the Gaelic name Caoimhin.

Symbolism of the name Kevon:

Kevon means “invented name” in America because it likely is just the combination of “ke-” and “-von.” In Irish, however, it means “handsome” because it has the same meaning as Kevin. Kevin means Irish because of the Gaelic name Caoimhin, which means “handsome birth.”

Style of the name Kevon:


Gender of the name Kevon:

Kevon is an urban and modern name for boys.

Pronunciation of the name Kevon:


Number of syllables in the name Kevon:


Emotion evoked from the name Kevon:

Kevon is an urban and modern baby name. It still has a wholesome and kind feel behind it, however.

Alternative spellings for the name Kevon:

Nicknames for the name Kevon:

  • Kev
  • K
  • Kep
  • Kevs
  • Kevo
  • Kevi
  • Kevie

Popularity of the name Kevon:

Kevon became a top 1,000 baby name in 1990 at rank 880, remaining on the list until 2004 at rank 948. In 2000, Kevon was a top 400 option at number 393. Currently, the baby name is rank 5,465.

Related names for the name Kevon:

Great middle names for Kevon and their meanings:

  • Neil (cloud, passionate, champion)
  • Jordan (to flow down, to descend)
  • Allen (harmony, noble, stone)
  • Craig (rock)
  • Brigg (from a village close to a bridge)
  • Morgan (sea protector)
  • Derek (people ruler)
  • Louis (famous warrior)

Famous people with the name Kevon:

  • Kevon Edmonds (R&B singer)
  • Kevon Carter (Gospel singer)
  • Kevon Samuels (influencer)
  • Kevon Smith (guitarist for Buddy Miles)

Kevons in popular culture:

  • Kevon (character from “Kinda Like Brothers”)